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[n] highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide


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maiolica

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earthenware

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\Ma*jol"i*ca\, n. [It.] A kind of pottery, with opaque glazing and showy, which reached its greatest perfection in Italy in the 16th century. Note: The term is said to be derived from Majorca, which was an early seat of this manufacture. --Heyse.

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