Belleek
noun Etymology: Belleek, town in Northern Ireland Date: 1869 a very thin translucent porcelain with a lustrous pearly glaze produced in Ireland — called also Belleek china, Belleek ware

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  • Belleek — may refer to:* Belleek, County Fermanagh, a village in Northern Ireland, famous for its pottery. **Belleek Pottery Ltd, the village s major industryor also: * Belleeks, County Armagh, a village in the Newry and Mourne District of Northern Ireland …   Wikipedia

  • belleek — /bəˈlik/ (say buh leek) noun a fragile, ornamental porcelain with a bright lustre. Also, Belleek, Belleek ware. {named after Belleek, village in Northern Ireland} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Belleek — /beuh leek /, n. a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster. Also called Belleek ware. [1865 70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made] * * * …   Universalium

  • Belleek — Bel•leek [[t]bəˈlik[/t]] n. cer a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster. Also called Belleek′ ware . • Etymology: 1865–70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made …   From formal English to slang

  • Belleek — 54° 28′ 56″ N 8° 05′ 12″ W / 54.4821, 8.0866 Belleek est un village frontali …   Wikipédia en Français

  • belleek — bəˈlēk noun ( s) Etymology: Belleek : champagne 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • belleek — noun Pottery made in the town of Balleek …   Wiktionary

  • Belleek — noun Town in Ireland, famous for its pottery …   Wiktionary

  • belleek — bel·leek …   English syllables

  • Belleek — trademark used for a thin translucent often ornately decorated porcelain covered with a lustrous often iridescent glaze …   Useful english dictionary

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