earthenware jar

NOUN
  1. an earthen jar (made of baked clay)
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  • While the meat barbecued and the cooking pots steamed, the captain explained to me the use of a large earthenware jar.
  • Having prepared a number of earthenware jars, and a quantity of dry moss (different species of hypnum and sphagnum), he placed a layer of moss and of pears alternately, till the jar was filled; a plug was then inserted, and sealed around with melted rosin. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • Earthenware jars containing it were to be flung by hand or arbalist, and darts and arrows were wrapped with tow soaked in the substance. A History of Sea Power
  • Tomatoes, olive oil, aubergines, grapes, grilled fish and great earthenware jars of wine dark? well, wine, are all things that mimsy food writers have developed into a bit of a cult, but I'm not entirely sure that's good enough. The Mediterranean 'heritage' diet
  • Throughout Italy, and at Rome, a decoction of fresh Lemons is extolled as a specific against intermittent fever; for which purpose a fresh unpeeled Lemon is cut into thin slices, and put into an earthenware jar with three breakfastcupfuls of cold water, and boiled down to one cupful, which is strained, the lemon being squeezed, and the decoction being given shortly before the access of fever is expected. Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure
  • Invariably clad in a garment that is an exact fit, neither too loose nor too tight, the grub, when the cold weather comes, closes the mouth of its earthenware jar with a lid of the same mixed compound, a paste of earth and stercoral cement. The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
  • An earthenware jar of sourdough starter, which Marion has nurtured for over four years, has become an important part of the pleasure she takes in making yeast doughs; whether English muffins, pancakes or loaves of bread.
  • A small glazed earthenware jar formerly used by druggists for medicaments.
  • The riotous colors and designs celebrate different fiestas ... white pompoms and streamers for the church, and for birthdays, big earthenware jars dressed in gaudy colors. The Colored Paper Affair
  • There was a _tinaja_, or earthenware jar, holding about twenty gallons of water, and a dipper made of a polished cocoanut shell. A Woman's Impression of the Philippines
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