ironstone china


: a hard heavy durable white pottery developed in England early in the 19th century

Examples of ironstone china in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ironstone china was in 1825

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“Ironstone china.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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