silver table utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons.
Why Do We Call It The “Silver Screen”?Since its introduction in the early 20th century, the film industry’s contributions to the English language have been manifold.
Origin of flat silver
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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He gave them their flat-silver, too, Puritan design, for an engagement present.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various