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[mass noun] Pottery decorated with transfers.
- ‘Alyce didn't feel compelled to part with all of her sentimental possessions, especially English transferware and blue-and-white china she's been collecting since she was a bride.’
- ‘Thus the style of your event is your first decision, whether you prefer the classic appeal of Victorian silver or the whimsical appeal of jadeite, milk glass, and transferware.’
- ‘If you like the look of transferware and aren't interested in collectible value, some companies, such as Spode, are still producing old patterns or releasing new ones.’
- ‘He collects nineteenth-century Victorian pottery and through the internet has found a well of transferware dealers he would normally only find at antique malls.’
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