MEANING: noun: Glazed earthenware, especially decorated tin-glazed pottery.

ETYMOLOGY: From French faïence (earthenware), from Faïence, the French name for Faenza, a city in northern Italy known for its glazed earthenware industry. Earliest documented use: 1714.

FAIERCE - how an Irishman describes lions and tigers and other animals with fangs and sharp claws

SAIENCE - a session with a Medium who lets you communicate with the spirits of the Departed

FADIENCE - how long the bright colors of fireworks will persist (the opposite of "radiance")