from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Kaolin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Clay suited for the manufacture of chinaware or porcelain. See kaolin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)
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This vessel was a coastal schooner of some one hundred and fifty tons, normally trading in china clay and coal between the southern ports of Cornwall and the north-east coast.