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cutlery

[ kuht-luh-ree ]
/ ˈkʌt lə ri /
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noun
cutting instruments collectively, especially knives for cutting food.
utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons, used at the table for serving and eating food.
the trade or business of a cutler.
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Origin of cutlery

1300–50; Middle English cutellerie<Middle French coutelerie;see cutler, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for cutlery

cutlery
/ (ˈkʌtlərɪ) /

noun
implements used for eating, such as knives, forks, and spoons
instruments used for cutting
the art or business of a cutler
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