Origin of utensil
Examples from the Web for utensil
“When the dog licks the utensil, wash it seven times, and rub it with earth the eighth time,” advised one hadith.
This utensil should contain the chloride of lime solution previously mentioned.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
Several would have to use the one utensil successively, and, needless to say, without being washed after each use.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
Everything which can be eaten with a fork should be taken with that utensil alone.Science in the Kitchen.|Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Her back was turned to him, she was reaching to hang a utensil on the wall, so high above her head that she stood on tiptoe.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Hymir's daughters had thee for an utensil, and flowed into thy mouth.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Word Origin for utensil
late 14c., from Old French utensile "implement," from Latin utensilia "materials, things for use," noun use of neuter plural of utensilis "fit for use," from uti (see use).