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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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  • But it is the same with old Worcester china, where the original prices were a tenth of what is paid now.

  • I have had very kind letters about it, and Mrs. L. sent me a sweet little girl dressed in pink—a bit of Worcester china!

British Dictionary definitions for Worcester china

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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