willowware
noun Date: circa 1885 dinnerware that is usually blue and white and that is decorated with a story-telling design featuring a large willow tree by a little bridge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • willowware — ☆ willowware [wil′ō wer΄ ] n. articles of china decorated with the willow pattern …   English World dictionary

  • willowware — /wil oh wair /, n. china using the willow pattern. [1850 55, Amer.; WILLOW + WARE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • willowware — noun Articles made from willow …   Wiktionary

  • willowware — noun chiefly US pottery with a willow pattern design …   English new terms dictionary

  • willowware — noun chinaware decorated with a blue Chinese design on a white background depicting a willow tree and often a river • Syn: ↑willow pattern • Hypernyms: ↑chinaware, ↑china …   Useful english dictionary

  • chinaware — noun dishware made of high quality porcelain • Syn: ↑china • Hypernyms: ↑crockery, ↑dishware • Hyponyms: ↑willowware, ↑willow pattern …   Useful english dictionary

  • willow-pattern — noun chinaware decorated with a blue Chinese design on a white background depicting a willow tree and often a river • Syn: ↑willowware • Hypernyms: ↑chinaware, ↑china …   Useful english dictionary

  • willow pattern — noun : a design used in decorating willowware * * * willow pattern [willow pattern] noun [U] a design that is often seen on English ↑pottery. It consists of a blue and white picture, in traditional Chinese style, which usually includes people on… …   Useful english dictionary

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