delft

delft \delft\ (d[e^]lft), n. Same as {Delftware}. [1913 Webster]

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  • delft — /delft/, n. 1. earthenware having an opaque white glaze with an overglaze decoration, usually in blue. 2. any pottery resembling this. Also, delf /delf/. Also called delft ware. [1705 15; after DELFT] * * * City (pop., 2001 est.: 96,180),… …   Universalium

  • Delft — /delft/, n. a city in W Netherlands. 84,129. * * * City (pop., 2001 est.: 96,180), southwestern Netherlands. Founded in 1075 and chartered in 1246, it was a trade centre in the 16th–17th centuries and was famous for its delftware pottery. It was… …   Universalium

  • delft — blue (characteristic of a popular china developed in the Dutch city of Delft); delft china; delftware …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • delft — /dɛlft/ (say delft) noun 1. a kind of glazed earthenware decorated in colours, especially in blue, made at Delft, a town in the western Netherlands. 2. any pottery resembling this. Also, delf /dɛlf/ (say delf), delftware …   Australian English dictionary

  • Delft — es una ciudad en Holanda Meridional, Países Bajos, a mitad de camino entre Rotterdam y La Haya. La ciudad cuenta con 94.098 habitantes (2005). * * * ► C. del O de los Países Bajos, en la prov. de Holanda Meridional, entre Rotterdam y La Haya; 88… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • delft — [dɛlft] noun English or Dutch tin glazed earthenware, typically decorated by hand in blue on a white background. Derivatives delftware noun Origin C17: from the name of the town of Delft in the Netherlands, where the pottery originated …   English new terms dictionary

  • Delft — /dɛlft/ (say delft) noun a town in the western Netherlands, near The Hague …   Australian English dictionary

  • delft — ► NOUN ▪ glazed earthenware, typically decorated in blue on a white background. ORIGIN named after the town of Delft in the Netherlands, where it originated …   English terms dictionary

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