earthenware jar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earthenware jar an earthen jar (made of baked clay)
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Usage

In literature:

On the table were a loaf of black bread, an earthenware jar containing honey, a pitcher of milk and two drinking horns.
"The Outlaw of Torn" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
She took her large earthenware jar, poised it on her shoulder, and went out of the tent into the hot light.
"Six Women" by Victoria Cross
A gallon earthenware jar, stoppered with a bunch of grass, contained all our provision of fresh water.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Earthenware jars of oil were stacked round the room.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
Butter an earthenware jar as large round the top as the bottom and press the mixture in very lightly.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
Fill earthenware jar with about 5 gallons cold water and add the Indigo, copperas and slaked lime in that order.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
He pours the water out of the glass jar into the earthenware one.
"Happy-Thought Hall" by F. C. Burnand
To prepare it, some castor oil is put into an earthenware jar, and about half its weight of paraffin wax shredded into it.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Sophia, devastated, sagged back against a great earthenware olive oil jar.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Such a library, as we have seen, consisted of clay tablets and these tablets were kept in large earthenware jars.
"Books Before Typography" by Frederick W. Hamilton
She had a length of old linen, smeared with ointment from a small earthenware jar, in her hands.
"The Pioneers" by Katharine Susannah Prichard
The mixing of solutions should be done in one of the glazed earthenware jars commonly in use.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
The cream had to be put into a large earthenware jar which was kept upon a high shelf.
"By Veldt and Kopje" by William Charles Scully
But what meant those letters on rocks, metal vases, and earthenware jars that we now call Phoenician?
"St. Nicholas v. 13 No. 9 July 1886" by Various
This meat was carefully salted and stored in huge earthenware jars.
"Wild Life in the Land of the Giants" by Gordon Stables
A capital fountain may be made with an earthenware jar or flower-pot and a flower-pot saucer.
"Poultry" by Hugh Piper
In the second scene a big earthenware jar was needed from which the reapers could drink.
"The Dramatization of Bible Stories" by Elizabeth Erwin Miller Lobingier
The three hundred are provided with the earthenware jars or pitchers in which their simple food has been carried.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
During the two subsequent days we found many vases and jars of earthenware, some glazed and others plain.
"Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon" by Austen H. Layard
An earthenware jar, containing cool water, stood beside a tent but a few yards away.
"Tales of Secret Egypt" by Sax Rohmer
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