Dresden china

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noun

variants or dresden ware
: hard-paste porcelain (as Meissen) made in the vicinity of Dresden and typically characterized by daintiness of design and ornate decoration

Dresden-china

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adjective

: having a delicate or insipid prettiness
proud of his Dresden-china doll of a wife

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Dresden, Germany

Adjective

Dresden china

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“Dresden china.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dresden%20china. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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