hollowware

or hol·lo·ware

[ hol-oh-wair ]
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noun
  1. silver dishes, as serving dishes, having some depth (distinguished from flatware).

Origin of hollowware

1
First recorded in 1675–85; hollow + ware1

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British Dictionary definitions for hollowware

hollowware

/ (ˈhɒləʊˌwɛə) /


noun
  1. hollow articles made of metal, china, etc, such as pots, jugs, and kettles: Compare flatware (def. 2)

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