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 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 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 — 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

  • limoges ware — noun Usage: usually capitalized L 1. : limoges enamel 2. : articles of porcelain made at Limoges …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 China — 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 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 — Limoges1 [lē mōzh′; ] Fr [ lē mō̂zh′] n. fine porcelain made in Limoges, France: also Limoges ware Limoges2 or Limoges ware [lē mōzh′; ] Fr [ lē mō̂zh′] city in WC France: pop. 133,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Limoges — /li mohzh /; Fr. /lee mawzh /, n. 1. a city in and the capital of Haute Vienne, in S central France. 147,406. 2. Also called Limoges ware. a type of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges. * * * ▪ France       city, capital of Haute Vienne… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • ware — ware1 /wair/, n. 1. Usually, wares. a. articles of merchandise or manufacture; goods: a peddler selling his wares. b. any intangible items, as services or products of artistic or intellectual creativity, that are salable: an actor advertising his …   Universalium

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