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Attributive Designating pottery (especially a finely moulded and painted porcelain, or a type of faience influenced by famille verte) produced at Ansbach between 1710 and 1860; of or relating to such pottery.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Morning Chronicle. From Ansbach, † Anspach (German Ansbach, † Anspach), the name of a town in Bavaria, southern Germany, where this kind of pottery was produced.
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