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Worcester china

a soft-paste porcelain containing very little clay or none at all, made at Worcester, England, since 1751.
Also called Royal Worcester, Worcester porcelain.
Origin of Worcester china
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She returned with the royal worcester plate, piled with cakes, and a decanter of the port.

    The Master's Violin Myrtle Reed
  • She holds a feather duster in her right hand, and in her left is a jar of royal worcester.

    The Dreamers John Kendrick Bangs
  • royal worcester Plate, with openwork border, gilt, and having turquoise panels.

    Sixty Years a Queen

    Sir Herbert Maxwell
  • Why didn't he ask for food—money—his best piece of fluted royal worcester?

    The Voice of the People Ellen Glasgow
British Dictionary definitions for royal worcester

Royal Worcester

Worcester china made after 1862

Worcester china

porcelain articles made in Worcester (England) from 1751 in a factory that became, in 1862, the Royal Worcester Porcelain Company Sometimes shortened to Worcester
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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