- dishes, ornaments, etc., made of china.
Origin of chinaware
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Examples from the Web for chinaware
Glassware and Chinaware should either be boiled or subjected to dry heat.
And he pointed to the fragments of chinaware that lay on the floor.Dave Porter on Cave Island
The sound of a guitar strumming softly in the distance mingled with the clatter of chinaware and the babble of voices.The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The chinaware is very fine, the painting and gilding good, and this ware also is very durable.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2
Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
Among the relics found at the Breen cabin are numerous pieces of old porcelain, and chinaware.History of the Donner Party
- articles made of china, esp those made for domestic use
- (modifier) made of china
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