- the dishes, utensils, etc., used at the table.
Origin of tableware
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Examples from the Web for tableware
And you'll be welcome to use our tableware and kitchen utensils.Dave Porter At Bear Camp
Great quantities of silver are used for making jewelry and for tableware.
Tableware is "solid" even if it contains alloy enough to stiffen it.
More than likely several of the guerillas divided the tableware between them.An Undivided Union
Much of the tableware was made of this metal and found in each household.The Historical Child
- articles such as dishes, plates, knives, forks, etc, used at meals
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Word Origin and History for tableware
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