Dresden china

noun
variants: or dresden ware

Definition of Dresden china

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

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Origin and Etymology of dresden china

Dresden, Germany


Dresden-china

adjective

Definition of Dresden-china

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

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Origin and Etymology of dresden-china

Dresden china


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