- a fine, naturally white china made with bone ash.
Origin of bone china
First recorded in 1900–05
Also called bone porcelain.
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He was more finely bred than any American she had met, with his bone-china accent, willowy height and languid wit.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art
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- porcelain containing bone ash
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