- a cup awarded as a prize or trophy, as in a sporting event.
- prize money (def. 2).
Origin of pewter
Words nearby pewter
How to use pewter in a sentence
These range from the venerable, notably a pewter mini-samovar, to the merely obsolete, such as a videocassette of “Muppet Treasure Island.”In the galleries: Artists sport their chops with prints on the cutting edge|Mark Jenkins|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Some wanted their old quarterback Tom Brady to win, some wanted him to lose, and a few even sported Buccaneers hats or pewter-toned No.Super Bowl highlights: Bucs celebrate championship, Tom Brady wins MVP|Des Bieler, Mark Maske, Chuck Culpepper|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Somehow the heir was pictured walking out of the Golden Bee pub holding a pewter ale mug.The Reinvention of Prince Harry: Why His U.S. Visit Is a Huge Success|Tom Sykes|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Look at those long rows of pewter dishes and platters that grace the shelves.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
But I don't believe he cared particularly whether his spoon was silver or pewter, by Jove!A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
I had gone to Williamsburg when turning sixteen, and soon learned to love and wear gold and silver buckles on a pewter income.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
One's imagination ran riot when one pictured the people who must have laid those pewter plates on the long, narrow, solid table.
You veterans of the pewter know best how much ale to carry with you to bed.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for pewter
- any of various alloys containing tin (80–90 per cent), lead (10–20 per cent), and sometimes small amounts of other metals, such as copper and antimony
- (as modifier)pewter ware; a pewter tankard
- a bluish-grey colour
- (as adjective)pewter tights