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[mass noun] A type of brown salt-glazed pottery made by the Martin brothers in Southall, London, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[as modifier] ‘a Martinware jug’
- ‘Martinware products invariably came in characteristically subdued browns, greens, greys and blues.’
- ‘The colours included browns, greens, greys and blues, and this subdued palette is distinctive of Martinware.’
- ‘Martin Brothers launched their London-based unit Martinware Pottery in 1873.’
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