hard paste

noun

Definition of hard paste

1 : a ceramic body consisting of kaolin together with china stone or with feldspar and flint
2 or hard-paste porcelain : true high-fired porcelain made with a hard-paste body — compare soft paste

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First Known Use of hard paste

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hard paste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20paste. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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