Definition of tinware in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪnwɛː/


[mass noun]
Kitchen utensils or other articles made of tin or tinplate.
Example sentences
  • Silver cisterns date from the 1660s and soon after examples were also made in tinware lacquered and decorated in the prevailing oriental taste.
  • From the outset, the society not only collected works of art, but also the objects of everyday life - textiles, furniture, silver, religious objects, ceramics, tinware, straw work, and the like.
  • Baskets of fruit or flowers, common motifs on stenciled bedcovers, had appeared in many of the decorative arts for a hundred years but were particularly popular on stenciled furniture and tinware in the early nineteenth century.

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