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Wedgwood1 (ˈwɛdʒwʊd Pronunciation for Wedgwood1



  1. ®
    1. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
    2. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground


  1. relating to or characteristic of such pottery   ⇒ Wedgwood blue

Wedgwood2 (ˈwɛdʒwʊd Pronunciation for Wedgwood2



  1. Josiah. 1730–95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire

Example Sentences Including 'Wedgwood'

"She had blue eyes the colour of Wedgwood china, and I noticed that her hands were free of hardware.
Wood, Ted Fools Gold
Andrew McClintock raised his eyes to the ceiling, seeming to survey the delicate moulding, the Wedgwood medallions.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
For each one, Wedgwood is donating $5 to the hospital, to be matched by William Ashley for each sale at its stores.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Mumbai's social chit-chat will no longer be confined to, "Have you got a Wedgwood ?
India Today (2000)
Once, she accidentally broke one of Sheila's Wedgwood plates and stuffed the two broken bits under the sofa.
Preethi Nair GYPSY MASALA (2004)
The lack of support from any of the institutional shareholders begs the question: why didn't Waterford Wedgwood canvass their support?
Irish Times (2002)
There was nothing distinctively `Josiah Wedgwood ' about the forms of the pieces themselves.
Brian Dolan JOSIAH WEDGWOOD: Entrepreneur to the Enlightenment (2004)


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