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earthenware,

form of potterypottery,
the baked-clay wares of the entire ceramics field. For a description of the nature of the material, see clay. Types of Pottery

It usually falls into three main classes—porous-bodied pottery, stoneware, and porcelain.
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 fired at relatively low temperatures, so that the clay does not vitrify (become glassy), as do stoneware and porcelain clays. Occasionally, earthenware is used as a general term for all kinds of pottery.

earthenware

[′ər·thən‚wer]
(engineering)
Ceramic products of natural clay, fired at 1742-2129°F (950-1165°C), that is slightly porous, opaque, and usually covered with a nonporous glaze.

earthenware

1. A glazed or unglazed nonvitreous ceramic whiteware, having an absorption of more than 3%.
2.See stoneware.

stoneware, earthenware

A hard, vitrified ceramic ware, usually salt-glazed and treated in a kiln at a high temperature; the vitrified body is waterproof, frostproof, and well-suited for use on the exterior of buildings.

earthenware

vessels, etc., made of baked clay
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After this experiment, I need not say that I wanted no sort of earthenware for my use; but I must needs say as to the shapes of them, they were very indifferent, as any one may suppose, when I had no way of making them but as the children make dirt pies, or as a woman would make pies that never learned to raise paste.
She went downstairs and returned with a white earthenware jug of water.
The competition gets under way as the amateurs take part in a four-day assignment, in which they must produce a set of stackable kitchen bowls from lumps of earthenware clay.
Using an old family recipe, they stick to tradition, maturing their Christmas Puddings for several months in earthenware bowls.
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Now the earthenware pot tried its best to keep aloof from the brass one, which cried out: "Fear nothing, friend, I will not strike you.
Glass production was one of the first major industries but this started to give way to earthenware pottery manufacturing.
The pipe is earthenware with each segment about one meter (yard) in length.
In the exhibition Galore, Lussier has created 16 earthenware works arranging them is such a way as to create an installation.
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deeply hued earthenware collection created by Portuguese-born designer Theresa Lundahl.