Biddery ware

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From Beder or Bidar, a town in India, and ware.


Biddery ware (uncountable)

  1. A kind of metallic ware made in India, composed zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Biddery ware in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)