the group of dishes, silverware, glasses, etc., set at the place of each person at a meal.
a single group of such dishes or eating utensils sold as a unit.
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Origin of place setting
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby place setting
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British Dictionary definitions for place setting
the set of items of cutlery, crockery, and glassware laid for one person at a dining table
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