Definition of Delft

1. Noun. A style of glazed earthenware; usually white with blue decoration.

Generic synonyms: Earthenware



Definition of Delft

1. n. Same as Delftware.

Definition of Delft

1. Proper noun. city in the Netherlands, in the province of Zuid-Holland ¹

2. Noun. A style of blue and white earthenware. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delft

1. an earthenware [n -S] - See also: earthenware

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delft

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deletories
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delevel
deleveled
deleveling
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deleveraging
delexical
delexicalization
delf
delfs
delft (current term)
delfts
delftware
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deliberate
deliberate defence
deliberate defense
deliberate release

Literary usage of Delft

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"delft, one of the oldest Dutch towns, in the province of South Holland, 8J m. by rail from Rotterdam, on the small river Schie, and connected by canals and ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"But it was not easy in delft for suspicious strangers to find their «»«ay into ... Under the pseudonym of Guyon he made his way to delft, and by means of a ..."

3. Estimates in Art by Frank Jewett Mather (1916)
"VERMEER OF delft In his early thirties, Jan Vermeer, of delft, was conspicuous enough in his native town to be looked up by the French traveller Balthazar ..."

4. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1905)
"Upon this point he seemed inclined to regard the Emperor's last letter of credence to Vander delft regretting the recrudescence of war as a consent for him ..."

5. A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) by British Museum (1892)
"English delft.—The greater part of the specimens in these Cases were made ... It seems to have been the most important manufactory of delft ware in England. ..."

6. Chief of the Pilgrims, Or, The Life and Time of William Brewster: Ruling by Ashbel Steele (1857)
"... 1620, they were on their way to delft, and thence to the Haven of delft, their brethren from Leyden accompanying them.3 Arriving at delft Haven, ..."

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