ironstone china


Definition of ironstone china

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

Examples of ironstone china in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The founder of curiosity shop Kabinett & Kammer, in Franklin, N.Y., cites a surging interest in chipped and crazed ironstone china as an example. Kathryn O'shea-evans, WSJ, 23 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of ironstone china

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Ironstone china.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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