crackle china

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crackle china glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
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Usage

In literature:

He stamped upon the broken china; and the frail cups and saucers crackled like eggshells under his savage feet.
"John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III" by Mary E. Braddon
If the ware is china, hot water may crackle the glaze, and then it is impossible to remove odors.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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