stone china

  1. hard earthenware containing china stone.

Origin of stone china

First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby stone china Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stone china in a sentence

  • On opposite sidewalks they stood, sweating like brown stone china ice pitchers, wide mouthed as two bull-alligators.

    Back Home | Irvin S. Cobb
  • In early nineteenth-century days a class of ware, such as that of Mason, is stamped "ironstone china" or "stone china."

    Chats on Old Earthenware | Arthur Hayden
  • His stone china is well potted and carefully painted, and in design he was not loth to follow Mason of whom we shall speak later.

    Chats on Old Earthenware | Arthur Hayden
  • A dessert service of which this forms portion, is a very desirable acquisition, and represents stone china at its high-water mark.

    Chats on Old Earthenware | Arthur Hayden
  • And now she was staring at him, her face almost as white as the stone-china cups and saucers on the table.

    The Woman-Haters | Joseph C. Lincoln