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Limoges Li*moges" (l[-e]*m[=o]zh"), prop. n. 1. A city of Southern France. [1913 Webster]

2. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges[1]; also called {Limoges ware} or {Limoges China}. [PJC]

{Limoges enamel}, a kind of enamel ware in which the enamel is applied to the whole surface of a metal plaque, vase, or the like, and painted in enamel colors. The art was brought to a high degree of perfection in Limoges in the 16th century.

{Limoges ware}. (a) Articles decorated with Limoges enamel. (b) Articles of porcelain, etc., manufactured at Limoges. [1913 Webster]


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  • Limoges — Li*moges (l[ e]*m[=o]zh ), prop. n. 1. A city of Southern France. [1913 Webster] 2. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges[1]; also called {Limoges ware} or {Limoges China}. [PJC] {Limoges enamel}, a kind of enamel ware in which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limoges enamel — Limoges Li*moges (l[ e]*m[=o]zh ), prop. n. 1. A city of Southern France. [1913 Webster] 2. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges[1]; also called {Limoges ware} or {Limoges China}. [PJC] {Limoges enamel}, a kind of enamel ware in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limoges ware — Limoges Li*moges (l[ e]*m[=o]zh ), prop. n. 1. A city of Southern France. [1913 Webster] 2. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges[1]; also called {Limoges ware} or {Limoges China}. [PJC] {Limoges enamel}, a kind of enamel ware in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limoges ware — Limoges Li*moges (l[ e]*m[=o]zh ), prop. n. 1. A city of Southern France. [1913 Webster] 2. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges[1]; also called {Limoges ware} or {Limoges China}. [PJC] {Limoges enamel}, a kind of enamel ware in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limoges — I. lēˈmōzh, lə̇ˈ adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Limoges, city in west central France : of or from the city of Limoges, France : of the kind or style prevalent in Limoges II. noun Usage: usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limoges ware — Porcelain, largely service ware, produced in Limoges, France, from the 18th century. Faience of undistinguished quality was produced there from 1736, but the manufacture of hard paste, or true, porcelain dates only from 1771. In 1784 the factory… …   Universalium

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  • enamelwork — e·nam·el·work (ĭ nămʹəl wûrk ) n. 1. Decorative work done in enamel. 2. Enamelware. * * * Metal objects decorated with an opaque glaze fused to the surface by intense heat. The resulting surface is hard and durable and can be brilliantly… …   Universalium

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