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bone china Line breaks: bone china

Definition of bone china in English:

noun

[mass noun]
White porcelain containing bone ash, made in Britain since about 1800.
Example sentences
  • The factory continues to make porcelain and bone china today.
  • Finally, was the cup made of bone china or ordinary porcelain?
  • She smiled happily as moved vegetables into white bone china serving dishes and places them onto the table.

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