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flat silver

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noun
  1. silver table utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons.

Origin of flat silver

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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Historical Examples

  • He gave them their flat-silver, too, Puritan design, for an engagement present.

    The Best Short Stories of 1917

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