- a soft-paste porcelain containing very little clay or none at all, made at Worcester, England, since 1751.
Origin of Worcester china
First recorded in 1795–1805
Also called Royal Worcester, Worcester porcelain.
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- porcelain articles made in Worcester (England) from 1751 in a factory that became, in 1862, the Royal Worcester Porcelain CompanySometimes shortened to: Worcester
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