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silverware

[ sil-ver-wair ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌwɛər /
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noun
articles, especially eating and serving utensils, made of silver, silver-plated metals, stainless steel, etc.

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Origin of silverware

First recorded in 1780–90; silver + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for silverware

silverware
/ (ˈsɪlvəˌwɛə) /

noun
articles, esp tableware, made of or plated with silver
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