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tinware

[tin-wair]
noun
  1. articles made of tin plate.
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Origin of tinware

First recorded in 1750–60; tin + ware1
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Examples from the Web for tinware

Historical Examples

  • See that everything is all right; dont let any of the tinware joggle.

    The Trail Boys on the Plains

    Jay Winthrop Allen

  • A few minutes after he had begun to dust his tinware, he was summoned to the office.

    To Him That Hath

    Leroy Scott

  • I hear there'll be a flock o' tinware waitin' for you when you get in.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy

    Rutherford G. Montgomery

  • Lead is also used in the solder with which the parts of tinware are united.

    Science in the Kitchen.

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

  • What's become of that tinware exhibit you used to block up traffic with?

    Homeburg Memories

    George Helgesen Fitch


British Dictionary definitions for tinware

tinware

noun
  1. objects made of tin plate
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