- a maker of pewter utensils or containers.
Origin of pewterer
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Examples from the Web for pewterer
Hod, hod, n. a kind of trough borne on the shoulder, for carrying bricks and mortar: a coal-scuttle: a pewterer's blowpipe.
Thence to Tom's about business, and so to the pewterer's, to buy a poore's-box to put my forfeits in, upon breach of my late vows.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
Is a common nuisance, and as great a grievance to those that come near him as a pewterer is to his neighbours.
The trade of the pewterer does not seem to have been followed by many men in New England during the seventeenth century.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
George Francis Dow
The matchless spoon bears the sole surviving "touch" or mark of an American pewterer of the seventeenth century.