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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’
- ‘Martin Brothers launched their London-based unit Martinware Pottery in 1873.’
- ‘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.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.