bilston


bilston
\\ˈbilstən\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Bilston, urban district, Staffordshire, England
: a type of English enameled ware often characterized by rich ground colors and gilding

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  • Bilston — (spr. Bilst n), 1) Marktflecken in der englischen Grafschaft Suffolk; 2) Stadt in der englischen Grafschaft Stafford, am Birmingham u. Staffordkanal; Eisenwerke, Maschinenbauwerkstätten, Fabrikation von lackirten Blech u. Emaillewaaren; 21,000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bilston — Bilston, Stadt in Staffordshire (England), dicht bei Wolverhampton, mit (1901) 24,034 Einw., Eisenhütten, Fabrikation von eisernen Booten, Dampfkesseln, Geldschränken, Ketten, lackierten Kurzwaren etc …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bilston — (spr. billst n), Fabrikstadt in der engl. Grafsch. Stafford, bei Birmingham, (1901) 24.034 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bilston — (Bilstʼn), engl. Stadt, 2 St. von Birmingham, 20000 E., Eisenbergwerke, Maschinenfabriken, lackirte und emaillirte Waaren, Mühlsteinbrüche. Steinkohlengruben; das seit mehr als 60 Jahren brennende Steinkohlenlager von Bradley …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Bilston — Infobox UK place country = England official name= Bilston latitude= 52.56605 longitude= 2.07281 civil parish= population = metropolitan borough= Wolverhampton region= West Midlands metropolitan county= West Midlands constituency westminster= post …   Wikipedia

  • Bilston — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from either a place called Bilston in Staffordshire, which appears as Bilsetnatun in 996 in Dugdale s Monasticon Anglicanum ; or from Bilstone in… …   Surnames reference

  • Bilston — Original name in latin Bilston Name in other language Bilston State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 52.56667 latitude 2.06667 altitude 136 Population 5000 Date 2013 07 11 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • bilston — bil·ston …   English syllables

  • Bilston bus station — is a small Bus Interchange located in Bilston Town Centre, Wolverhampton [ [http://www.networkwestmidlands.com/Bus/interchangemaps/Bilston.pdf Bilston Bus Station guide] ] . Within the last couple of years the interchange, which is managed by… …   Wikipedia

  • Bilston East — is a ward of Wolverhampton City Council, West Midlands. It covers the southern and eastern parts of the town of Bilston, as well as Bradley. It borders the Spring Vale, Ettingshall, and Bilston North wards, as well as the Metropolitan Boroughs of …   Wikipedia


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