from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A glaze for ceramic ware produced by the use of lead, applied throughout Europe to the coarser kinds of pottery for domestic use.


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  • It is as generally admitted that this is often deliberate choice, and we all know that it is often economic necessity: the human mother "mingles in the natural industries of a human creature," such as the factory affords, and cannot simultaneously stay at home to nurse her baby, making men -- for which, as a "natural industry" of women, even as against making, say, lead-glaze for china, there may be something to be said.

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