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  • kaolin — kaolinic, adj. /kay euh lin/, n. a fine white clay used in the manufacture of porcelain. Also, kaoline. [1720 30; < F < Chin (Wade Giles) Kao1ling3, (pinyin) Gaoling mountain in Jiangxi province that yielded the first kaolin sent to Europe (gao… …   Universalium

  • pocketbook — (n.) 1610s, originally a small book meant to be carried in one s pocket, from POCKET (Cf. pocket) (n.) + BOOK (Cf. book) (n.). Meaning a booklike leather folder for papers, bills, etc. is from 1722. Meaning a woman s purse is from 1816 …   Etymology dictionary

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