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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hollow-ware trade name for hollow articles of iron, as pots and kettles
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. holh, a hollow place—hol. See Hole.


In literature:

The hollow-ware-presser had seen nothing personally; he had only been told.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
They worked in the Hollow-ware works, and died of lead poisoning.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
He frequently decorated his flatware with a refined etching or gravure, his hollow ware with reeding.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
Beyond the hollow, Mr. Humberstone's was passed on the west side, another manufacturer of useful pottery ware.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
Foundries for hollow-ware and stoves constitute the leading branch of manufacture in the city of Troy.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
Both are of prodigious capacity, the very Gog and Magog of all hollow-ware.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 3" by Various
Spittoons, Grate-bars, Hollow-ware, Tea-Kettles, &c., also form a part of their work.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday