any of a variety of artificial porcelains, usually incorporating glass or glass ingredients.
- French pâte tendre.
- Compare hard paste.
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How to use soft paste in a sentence
And it's a Lowestoft, too, the real thing—the genuine, true soft paste!Miss Billy's Decision | Eleanor H. Porter
A manufactory of soft paste porcelain was founded at Bristol about 1750.The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods | William Chaffers
The porcelain was of soft paste, and in 1902 fragments of it and moulds were found on the site of the factory.The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods | William Chaffers
Moisten it with milk to a soft paste and half fill patty pans with the mixture.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book | Various
After 1810 soft paste was used, and the mark then was New Hall, in a circle.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876 | Charles Wyllys Elliott
British Dictionary definitions for soft paste
artificial porcelain made from clay, bone ash, etc
(as modifier): softpaste porcelain
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