Pottery made from a porous clay that is fired at relatively low temperatures. Faience, delft, and majolica are examples of earthenware.
The coarser sort of containers, tableware, etc. made of baked clay.
(ceramics) An opaque, semi-porous ceramic made from clay and other compounds.
Origin of earthenware
The first recorded appearance in 1673. Compound of earthen and ware.
Earthenware Sentence Examples
Large works of earthenware are established at Znaim and Frain.
There are engineering, iron, salt and earthenware works, and some shipbuilding is carried on.
The imports include manufactured articles of all kinds, hardware and building materials, earthenware and glassware, furniture, drugs and medicines, wines, foodstuffs, coal, petroleum and many other things.
Among other manufactures are butter and cheese, canned fruits and vegetables, glass and earthenware, printing and wrapping paper, furniture, matches, hats, clothing, pharmaceutical products, soaps and - p erfumery, ice, artificial drinks, cigars and cigarettes, fireworks anc candles.
The ox-wagons with their solid wheels, and the curious water-wheels of brushwood with earthenware pots tied on to them and turned by a blindfolded donkey, are picturesque.