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chinaware

[chahy-nuh-wair] /ˈtʃaɪ nəˌwɛər/
noun
1.
dishes, ornaments, etc., made of china.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; china + ware1; replacing Cheney ware, probably < Hindi < Persian chīnī Chinese
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Examples for chinaware
  • chinaware is vitreous ceramic ware of zero or low absorption after firing that are used for nontechnical applications.
  • chinaware is vitreous ceramic ware of zero or low absorption after firing that is used for nontechnical applications.
British Dictionary definitions for chinaware

chinaware

/ˈtʃaɪnəˌwɛə/
noun
1.
articles made of china, esp those made for domestic use
2.
(modifier) made of china
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