Definition of Spode noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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pottery and porcelain (= hard white shiny material made by baking a type of fine clay) made at the Spode factory in Stoke-on-Trent, England. The factory was established by Josiah Spode (1733-97) in 1770 and soon became famous for the quality of its products, which included willow-pattern plates. The company combined with Wedgwood in the 1960s but the name Spode is still used for its products.