thick china

noun

Definition of thick china

: a coated paperboard similar to railroad board but lighter in weight

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History and Etymology for thick china

perhaps so called from the resemblance of the coating to the glaze of chinaware

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“Thick china.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thick%20china. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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