Silverware meaning

sĭlvər-wâr
(US) Knives, forks and spoons.
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Metal eating and serving utensils.
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Any metal tableware.
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Silverware is defined as any metal spoons, knives, forks and other utensils that you use to eat, or tableware, dishes and serving pieces that are made of or coated with silver.

The metal forks, spoons and knives that you keep in a drawer in the kitchen and use to eat your meals are an example of silverware.

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Hollowware and flatware made of or plated with silver.
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Articles, esp. tableware, made of or plated with silver.
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Anything made from silver.
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Anything with a silvery colour.
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(sports) Trophies, success in a competition.
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Origin of silverware

  • silver +"Ž -ware

    From Wiktionary