Meaning of Minton in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɪnt(ə)n/


mass noun Trademark
  • Pottery made at Stoke-on-Trent by Thomas Minton (1766–1836) or his factory. Minton's company popularized the willow pattern.

    as modifier ‘Minton china’
    • ‘Fine china, including a Minton dessert service used at the memorable banquet, was discovered in a locked cupboard at the castle smothered with spiders' webs.’
    • ‘In 1876 the Department of State Library was completed and the first Minton tile floor was installed.’
    • ‘Today Minton retains its reputation as one of the finest china manufacturers in the world.’
    • ‘From 1902, a range of slip-trailed majolica wares represented Minton's contribution to Art Nouveau.’
    • ‘I think that the latest Pevsner states that the Minton mosaic floor is a tour de force.’