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hollowware

or holloware

[hol-oh-wair] /ˈhɒl oʊˌwɛər/
noun
1.
silver dishes, as serving dishes, having some depth (distinguished from flatware).
Origin of hollowware
1675-1685
1675-85; hollow + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for hollowware

hollowware

/ˈhɒləʊˌwɛə/
noun
1.
hollow articles made of metal, china, etc, such as pots, jugs, and kettles Compare flatware (sense 2)
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