Worcester china
noun see Worcester I

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  • Worcester china — or Worcester porcelain n. a fine china (or porcelain) made at Worcester, England, from 1751 …   English World dictionary

  • worcester china — noun or worcester porcelain Usage: usually capitalized W : a soft paste porcelain made at Worcester, England, since 1751 * * * Trademark. a soft paste porcelain containing very little clay or none at all, made at Worcester, England, since 1751.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Worcester china — Trademark. a soft paste porcelain containing very little clay or none at all, made at Worcester, England, since 1751. Also called Royal Worcester, Worcester porcelain. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Worcester china — Worces′ter chi′na trm cer a fine porcelain containing little or no clay, made at Worcester, England, since 1751 Also called Royal Worcester • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • Worcester Porcelain Museum — Das Worcester Porcelain Museum an der Severn Street (2006) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Worcester — I. noun Date: 1783 low fired porcelain containing a frit and steatite produced at Worcester, England, from about 1751 called also Worcester china, Worcester porcelain II. biographical name Joseph Emerson 1784 1865 American lexicographer III.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • worcester porcelain — noun see worcester china …   Useful english dictionary

  • Worcester Academy — Infobox Private School background = #f0f6fa (standard color) border = #ccd2d9 (standard color) name = Worcester Academy motto = Έφικνού τών Καλών(Achieve the Honorable) established = 1834 type = Independent, day and boarding religion = None head… …   Wikipedia

  • china — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. chinaware, dishes, crockery; stoneware. See receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. chinaware, dishes, earthenware, pottery, crockery, porcelain, stoneware; see also dish 1 . Varieties of china include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • Worcester — Worces|ter a city in west central England, famous for its ↑china (=plates, cups etc made from baked clay) and for its ↑cathedral …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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