n. family name; Thomas Minton (1765-1836), English pottery maker founded the pottery factory in Stoke-on-Trent (England); pottery made by Thomas Minton at Stoke-on-Trent (England); Sherman Minton (1890-1965), United States jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Minton™ — [Minton] noun [U] high quality English ↑pottery and ↑china. Until 1992 it was made at the factory in ↑Stoke on Trent established by Thomas Minton (1765–1836). He is thoug …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minton — Minton, Thomas, Steingutwarenfabrikant, geb. 1765, gest. 1836, war ursprünglich Graveur und gründete 1791 in Stoke upon Trent eine Tonwarenfabrik hauptsächlich zur Nachahmung fremder Erzeugnisse (Luca della Robbia, Palissy, Majoliken) bei… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Minton —   [ mɪntən], Yvonne, australischer Sängerin (Mezzosopran), * Sydney 4. 12. 1938; debütierte 1965 in London und wurde 1969 Mitglied der Kölner Oper, daneben gastierte sie an vielen bedeutenden Opernhäusern (u. a. an der Metropolitan Opera in New… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Minton — This surname, which is associated with the famous porcelain, is English. It is locational from the village of Minton, near the town of Church Stretton, in the county of Shropshire. The placename, and hence the later surname, is said to derive… …   Surnames reference

  • Minton{™} — n [U] high quality English pottery and china. Until 1992 it was made at the factory in Stoke on Trent established by Thomas Minton (1765–1836). He is thought to have designed the famous willow pattern. * * * …   Universalium

  • Minton — noun pottery made at Stoke on Trent by Thomas Minton (1766–1836) or his factory …   English new terms dictionary

  • Minton — I. /ˈmɪntən/ (say mintuhn) noun Yvonne Fay, born 1938, Australian concert and opera singer. II. /ˈmɪntən/ (say mintuhn) noun a type of porcelain produced in the town of Stoke on Trent, central England, since 1798. {named after Thomas Minton… …   Australian English dictionary

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