from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Articles coated or decorated with enamel.
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- n. Articles coated with decorative enamel
- n. Cooking utensils that have a corrosion resistant layer of enamel fused to the surface
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- n. cooking utensil of enameled iron
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He is credited with saving almost 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunition factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic.
He gained ownership from a bankruptcy court of an idle enamelware factory in Krakow, Poland.
Chipped and dented enamelware contained his childhood.
I'm already a big fan of enamelware of all kinds, so this is like enamelware with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles, and a cherry on top.
Speaking of enamelware, does anybody know what the appropriate thing to use for touchups might be?
An alternative to enamelware are sterling silver or stainless steel baby cups, which I happily receive as baptismal gifts or pick up at flea markets (you can see one above).
So for Christmas this year, Joan received her very own enamelware set from my favorite toy catalog Nova Natural.
I favor using a combination of enamelware, which (as you said) chips and rusts, but which has recently become more and more available inexpensively, and breakable dishes for kids.
I've seen families who use enamelware (which doesn't break, but chips and rusts), melamine (aka, plastic), fiestaware (sturdy but still breakable), and mismatched corelle (very breakable, but cheap to replace at garage sales and thrift stores).
Decorative birdcages are good flower containers, as well as pretty enamelware buckets and tubs.