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nickel silver

Syllabification: nick·el sil·ver

Definition of nickel silver in English:

noun

Another term for German silver.
Example sentences
  • Nearly all were made of electroplated brass, copper, or nickel silver (a white metal alloy).
  • Other individual metals and metal alloys such as nickel silver, copper, and scrap silver were less commonly used.
  • Often the spoons were stored and displayed in special vaselike spoon holders called troncs de comptoir (literally, trunks for the counter of a bar), usually made of pewter or copper-plated nickel silver.

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