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tableware

[ tey-buhl-wair ]
/ ˈteɪ bəlˌwɛər /
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noun
the dishes, utensils, etc., used at the table.
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Origin of tableware

First recorded in 1825–35; table + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for tableware

tableware
/ (ˈteɪbəlˌwɛə) /

noun
articles such as dishes, plates, knives, forks, etc, used at meals
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