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Definitions of porcelain

  1. A fine translucent or semitransculent kind of earthenware, made first in China and Japan, but now also in Europe and America; -- called also China, or China ware. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. A fine, white, thin kind of earthenware. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A fine kind of earthenware, white, thin, and semi-transparent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Fine translucent kind of earthenware. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A translucent kind of pottery; chinaware. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A fine white semi-transparent earthenware. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The finest species of earthenware, white and semi-transparent, originally imported from China and Japan; china-ware. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Made of such earthenware. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Belonging to or resembling porcelain. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for porcelain

  1. " This is in porcelain said the lady, " and beautifully moulded." – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. Soupert et Notting, 1905. Porcelain white. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
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