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silverwork

[ sil-ver-wurk ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌwɜrk /
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noun
fine or decorative work executed in silver.
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Origin of silverwork

First recorded in 1525–35; silver + work
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How to use silverwork in a sentence

  • The visitor looked twice, to be quite sure of anything; there were many plants, bead curtains, and a deal of silverwork and china.

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