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[mass noun] Partly kaolinized granite containing plagioclase feldspar, which is ground and mixed with kaolin to make porcelain.
- ‘China stone contains kaolin, quartz, mica, and fluorite.’
- ‘This was made from a mixture of Cornish china clay and china stone.’
- ‘To make porcelain (the finest kind of china) it is fused with china stone, or petuntse, at very high temperature.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.