Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pottery mottled and veined in imitation of agate.
  • n. A variety of enameled iron or steel household ware.
  • n. Pottery mottled and veined in imitation of agate.
  • n. A variety of enameled iron or steel household ware.

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Examples

  • With his usual deliberation of movement he put on his hat and went out to change the horses on picket, while Kate, stunned by the incredible crisis and the revelation concerning Hugh Disston, sat where she had dropped, staring at the agate-ware platter upon which the mutton grease was hardening.

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • There was no tablecloth and the dishes were of agate-ware as formerly.

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • "I trust everything is going to be to your liking," Wallie declared, cordially, as he drew the prairie-dogs from the oven and laid them on an agate-ware platter.

    The Dude Wrangler

  • The promise of food raised their spirits a trifle and Mr. Appel was able to say humorously as, with his table knife, he scalped his agate-ware plate loose from the oil-cloth:

    The Dude Wrangler

  • Professor Prescott announced also that the best materials for coffee-making utensils were glass (including agate-ware, vitrified ware, porcelain, etc.), aluminum, nickel or silver plate, copper, and tin plate, in the order named [381].

    All About Coffee

  • They were gray-blue, the color of agate-ware, hard as steel, implacable.

    A Man to His Mate

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