hollowware

or hol·lo·ware

[ hol-oh-wair ]
/ ˈhɒl oʊˌwɛər /

noun

silver dishes, as serving dishes, having some depth (distinguished from flatware).

Nearby words

  1. hollow-back,
  2. hollow-eyed,
  3. hollow-forge,
  4. hollow-ground,
  5. hollowly,
  6. holluschick,
  7. holly,
  8. holly oak,
  9. holly, buddy,
  10. hollyhock

Origin of hollowware

First recorded in 1675–85; hollow + ware1

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British Dictionary definitions for holloware

hollowware

/ (ˈhɒləʊˌwɛə) /

noun

hollow articles made of metal, china, etc, such as pots, jugs, and kettlesCompare flatware (def. 2)
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