stone china

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noun

hard earthenware containing china stone.

Nearby words

  1. stone bass,
  2. stone boiling,
  3. stone bramble,
  4. stone bruise,
  5. stone canal,
  6. stone cold,
  7. stone crab,
  8. stone curlew,
  9. stone dead,
  10. stone deaf

Origin of stone china

First recorded in 1815–25

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Examples from the Web for stone china

  • But Jane Granite stood irresolute upon the bare, steep stairs, with the stone-china teacup in her hand.

    A Singular Life|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps