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Definition of "bone china" []

  • Porcelain made of clay mixed with bone ash. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bone china" in a sentence
  • "SOUZA’S STEAK bled as he cut into it, forming a pinkish puddle around the meat that spread and coated the white bone china plate."
  • "“Harriet’s not feeling well this afternoon,” Lottie informed her smoothly, taking a sip of tea from a bone china cup."
  • "Mrs. Cavanaugh put a pastel blue plate and a plaid cloth napkin in front of Sonora, served her two biscuits, and poured her a cup of coffee in a bone china cup that was white with deep rose flowers, a glued and glazed crack in the saucer beneath."
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