graniteware
graniteware graniteware n. a kind of ironware with stone gray enamel. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • graniteware — [gran′itwer΄] n. 1. a variety of ironware for household use, coated with a hard enamel that looks somewhat like granite 2. a variety of fine, hard pottery …   English World dictionary

  • graniteware — noun Date: 1878 ironware with grayish or bluish mottled enamel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • graniteware — /gran it wair /, n. 1. a kind of ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel. 2. pottery with a speckled appearance like that of granite. 3. a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware. [1890 95; GRANITE + WARE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • graniteware — noun a) Ironware that has been coated with a layer of vitreous enamel with a swirled or speckled pattern resembling granite. b) Pottery with the same type of enamel coating …   Wiktionary

  • graniteware — n. ironware covered with a gray enamel; pottery with a glaze which resembles granite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graniteware — noun 1》 a speckled form of earthenware imitating the appearance of granite. 2》 a kind of enamelled ironware …   English new terms dictionary

  • graniteware — gran•ite•ware [[t]ˈgræn ɪtˌwɛər[/t]] n. 1) cer ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel 2) cer pottery with a speckled appearance • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • graniteware — /ˈgrænətwɛə/ (say granuhtwair) noun 1. a kind of ironware with a grey, stone like enamel. 2. pottery with a speckled appearance like granite. 3. a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware …   Australian English dictionary

  • graniteware — n. 1 a speckled form of earthenware imitating the appearance of granite. 2 a kind of enamelled ironware …   Useful english dictionary

  • Granite City — a city in SW Illinois, near St. Louis, Missouri. 36,815. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       city, Madison county, southwestern Illinois, U.S. Situated on the Mississippi River just northeast of St. Louis (Saint Louis), Missouri, it lies within …   Universalium

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