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silverware

Line breaks: sil¦ver|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪlvəwɛː
 
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Definition of silverware in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Dishes, containers, or cutlery made of or coated with silver, or made of a material resembling silver.
Example sentences
  • This cornucopia of all things interesting and Irish continues with a large offering of Irish silverware.
  • In 1878 he won two more first prizes for silverware at the Paris exhibition.
  • With my rag, I scooped some rubbing compound and began polishing silverware for the banquet.

Words that rhyme with silverware

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