Somehow the heir was pictured walking out of the Golden Bee pub holding a pewter ale mug.
Here an appetizing supper had been laid ready upon the table and a couple of tallow candles burned in pewter sconces.
Most of these were made of pewter or lead, but some have been found of silver gilt, latten, and tin.
pewter had been run around the upper part of them, so that "sinkers" were not required.
Mind as you're not ower keen at seein' the ins and oots o' that pewter.
A pair of spurs, of make modern enough, hung between two pewter dish-covers.
The women were at work melting their pewter porringers into bullets.
Over a fire of broken boxes and barrels, lighted with sparks from the flint, was cooked a rude meal to be served in pewter dishes.
Sheets and table-cloths were of flax or hemp; dishes were of brass or pewter.
The table in the center was laid with a snowy white cloth, on it the pewter candlesticks shone like antique silver.
early 14c., "any of various alloys having tin as their main constituent" (the usual form is one part lead to four parts tin), from Old French peautre (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *peltrum "pewter" (source of Spanish peltre, Italian peltro), of uncertain origin. Related: Pewterer.