A woman of very delicate beauty; a pretty and fragile woman (1940s+)
Minnie, the china doll, has only one leg, and my three wax dolls are no better.
Do you remember, mother, the china doll that grandmother gave me?'
But what pleased them more than anything was a china doll, belonging to my little niece, which shut and opened its eyes.
Ruth's eyes were not the ordinary blue—like those of a china doll.
The eyes of Billy became as innocent as those of a china doll.
Her pale blue eyes, like the painted eyes of a china doll, were red with constant tears under their corn-silk lashes.
She is a girl after the 'china doll' pattern, and can only use her brains at the direction of her mother.
I have a wax doll named Maud, and a china doll named Nellie, and another named Linnie.