crackleware
noun Date: 1881 ceramic ware with a decorative crazed glaze

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Crackleware — Crac kle*ware ( w?r ), n. See {Crackle}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crackleware — [krak′əlwer΄] n. pottery, porcelain, etc. with a finely cracked surface …   English World dictionary

  • crackleware — /krak euhl wair /, n. ceramic ware having a crackled glaze. Also called crackle. [1880 85; CRACKLE + WARE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crackleware — noun Articles made with a crackle glaze …   Wiktionary

  • crackleware — crack·le·ware …   English syllables

  • crackleware — crack•le•ware [[t]ˈkræk əlˌwɛər[/t]] n. cer ceramic ware having a crackled glaze • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • crackleware — /ˈkrækəlwɛə/ (say krakuhlwair) noun → crackle (def. 7) …   Australian English dictionary

  • crackleware — noun glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface • Syn: ↑crackle, ↑crackle china • Hypernyms: ↑china * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: crackle (II) + ware …   Useful english dictionary

  • crackle — /krak euhl/, v., crackled, crackling, n. v.i. 1. to make slight, sudden, sharp noises, rapidly repeated. 2. to form a network of fine cracks on the surface. 3. (of ceramic glaze) to craze. 4. to exhibit liveliness, vibrancy, anticipation, etc.:… …   Universalium

  • china — n 1. porcelain, eggshell porcelain, delft ware, majolica, faience, stoneware, ironstone, basalt ware, Wedgwood ware, crackleware, gombroon. 2. pottery, crockery, ceramics, earthenware, ware, terracotta, Both Ceram. biscuit, bisque. 3. dishes,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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