Dresden china

Dresden china
noun porcelain ware with elaborate decoration and delicate colourings, made originally at Dresden in Germany.

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  • dresden-china — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized D Etymology: Dresden china : having a delicate or insipid prettiness proud of his Dresden china doll of a wife …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dresden china — porcelain ware produced at Meissen, Germany, near Dresden, after 1710. Also called Dresden porcelain, Dresden ware, Meissen porcelain. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dresden china — type of expensive china originally from Dresden Germany …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dresden china — /ˌdrɛzdən ˈtʃaɪnə/ (say .drezduhn chuynuh) noun a delicate porcelain ware made in the town of Meissen, near Dresden. Also, Dresden …  

  • dresden china — n. (also Dresden porcelain) 1 delicate and elaborate chinaware orig. made at Dresden in Germany, now made at nearby Meissen. 2 (attrib.) delicately pretty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dresden china — Dres′den chi′na n. cer porcelain ware produced at Meissen, Germany …   From formal English to slang

  • Daddie's Little Piece of Dresden China — Daddy s Little Piece of Dresden China Directed by Karen Watson Produced by West Surrey College of Art and Design Music by Meredith Monk Arvo Part Release date( …   Wikipedia

  • Dresden — Dres|den 1.) a city in the east of Germany which was badly bombed in World War II 2.) fine ↑china (=small people, animals, cups, plates, etc made from baked clay) made in Dresden. People sometimes use the expression Dresden china to talk about… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dresden — /drez deuhn/; Ger. /drddays deuhn/, n. the capital of Saxony in E Germany, on the Elbe River. 518,057. * * * City (pop., 2002: 478,600), situated on the Elbe River, eastern Germany. Originally a Slavonic settlement, it was the residence of the… …   Universalium

  • dresden ware — noun see dresden china …   Useful english dictionary

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