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place setting

noun
1.
the group of dishes, silverware, glasses, etc., set at the place of each person at a meal.
2.
a single group of such dishes or eating utensils sold as a unit.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples from the web for place setting
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  • It's the first holiday season after the loss of a loved one, and you want to honor them with a place setting at the table.
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  • The fork, the individual place setting, and the dining room table and chairs led to great changes in how people ate.
British Dictionary definitions for place setting

place setting

noun
1.
the set of items of cutlery, crockery, and glassware laid for one person at a dining table
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