Origin of kaolin
Related Words for kaolinmud, brick, earth, pottery, slip, till, adobe, bole, marl, loam, loess, argil, wacke
Examples from the Web for kaolin
Historical Examples of kaolin
Besides, was not Kaolin himself the bosom friend of her brother Ludwig?
For is not Kaolin now cacique—he who saved them from death and destruction?
And what is this kaolin of which Will had discovered so grand a store?Menhardoc
George Manville Fenn
Kaolin or china clay is usually fine, white, and refractory.The Potter's Craft
Charles F. Binns
It is not, therefore, composed simply of kaolin and petuntse.
Word Origin for kaolin
"china clay," 1727, from French kaolin (1712), from Chinese Kao-ling, old-style transliteration of the name of a mountain in Jiangxi, China (near which it was originally dug up), from Chinese gao "high" + ling "mountain, hill."