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silverware

[sil-ver-wair] /ˈsɪl vərˌwɛər/
noun
1.
articles, especially eating and serving utensils, made of silver, silver-plated metals, stainless steel, etc.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; silver + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for silver ware

silverware

/ˈsɪlvəˌwɛə/
noun
1.
articles, esp tableware, made of or plated with silver
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