chi·​na·​ware | \ˈchī-nə-ˌwer \

Definition of chinaware 

: tableware made of china

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Richter’s 1923 comic stop-action short, featuring flying bowler hats, chinaware dropping from the sky, and misbehaving bow ties. Stuart Isacoff, WSJ, "Dada: If Life Is Absurd, Why Not Have the Last Laugh?," 16 Oct. 2018 Created exclusively for Vogue by event designer David Stark, the flowers, chinaware, and table linens included will kick-start your own thinking. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "Foliage Forward: 4 Beautiful Tablescapes to Inspire Your Fall Entertaining," 5 Oct. 2017 Many of the chinaware products available today are beautiful, with an undeniably classic aesthetic. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "The Time Has Come to Reconsider Your Grandma’s Favorite Type of Porcelain," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of chinaware

1634, in the meaning defined above

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