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earth·en·ware / ˈər[unvoicedth]ənˌwer/ • n. [often as adj.] pottery made of clay fired to a porous state that can be made impervious to liquids by the use of a glaze: an earthenware jug.

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earthenware, form of pottery fired at relatively low temperatures, so that the clay does not vitrify (become glassy), as do stoneware and porcelain clays. Occasionally, earthenware is used as a general term for all kinds of pottery.

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