delft

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): [dɛɫft]
    • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

After the Dutch city of Delft.

Noun[edit]

delft (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Delft (style of earthenware)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

delft (plural delfts)

  1. A delf; a mine, quarry, pit or ditch.
    • 1691, John Ray, The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation. [], London: [] Samuel Smith, [], OCLC 1179804186:
      The delfts would be so flown with waters, that no gins or machines could [] keep them dry.

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

delft

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of delven
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of delven