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Dresden china

noun
1.
porcelain ware produced at Meissen, Germany, near Dresden, after 1710.
Also called Dresden porcelain, Dresden ware, Meissen porcelain.
Origin of Dresden china
1725-1735
1725-35
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  • It was pretty in a style suggesting a combination of Watteau, Dresden china, and the top of a biscuit tin.

    A Bed of Roses W. L. George
  • She was as dainty and as negative as a piece of Dresden china.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • Rilla asked, for one glance at the lovely face of their Dresden china girl assured her that something was wrong.

    Rilla of the Lighthouse Grace May North
  • She actually flirts with him, in her Dresden china way, and he growls.

    Mavis of Green Hill Faith Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for Dresden china

Dresden china

noun
1.
porcelain ware, esp delicate and elegantly decorative objects and figures of high quality, made at Meissen, near Dresden, since 1710
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