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

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Origin of silverware

First recorded in1780–90; silver + ware1

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British Dictionary definitions for silverware


/ (ˈsɪlvəˌwɛə) /

  1. articles, esp tableware, made of or plated with silver

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