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- n. Alternative form of faience.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See faïence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See faience.
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Fragments of countless thousands of wine-jars and blue fayence drinking-vessels have been found in the ruins of the palace; and contemporary objects and paintings show us some of the exquisitely wrought bowls of gold and silver which must have graced the royal tables, and the charming toilet utensils which were to be found in the sleeping apartments.
The interior of this chief mosque is not deprived of ornament, having its columns of pink marble, its elliptical Moorish arches, and its tiles of painted fayence set in the walls.
Upstairs are collections of antique glass, necklaces, fayence from
In every room we have upon every article of _fayence_ -- "Leopold, with the Genius of