subway tile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the tile used on the turn-of-the-century NYC subway

Noun[edit]

subway tile (plural subway tiles)

  1. A style of white glazed ceramic tile, as used on the walls of the New York City subway stations in the early twentieth century, especially the 3" × 6" size then used.

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