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Dresden china

porcelain ware produced at Meissen, Germany, near Dresden, after 1710.
Also called Dresden porcelain, Dresden ware, Meissen porcelain.
Origin of Dresden china
First recorded in 1725-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She was as dainty and as negative as a piece of Dresden china.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • She actually flirts with him, in her Dresden china way, and he growls.

    Mavis of Green Hill Faith Baldwin
  • It was pretty in a style suggesting a combination of Watteau, Dresden china, and the top of a biscuit tin.

    A Bed of Roses W. L. George
  • Rilla asked, for one glance at the lovely face of their Dresden china girl assured her that something was wrong.

    Rilla of the Lighthouse Grace May North
British Dictionary definitions for Dresden china

Dresden china

porcelain ware, esp delicate and elegantly decorative objects and figures of high quality, made at Meissen, near Dresden, since 1710
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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