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ewer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
ewerew‧er /ˈjuːə $ ˈjuːər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFUa large container for water, that was used in the past
Examples from the Corpus
ewerThere a servant hastened to them with water in a golden ewer which she poured over their fingers into a silver bowl.He supplied a magnificent ewer and rosewater basin to the company's order in 1741, richly chased with rococo ornament.Unlike a conventional photograph, an image of both sides of the ewer is produced on the radiographic film.The tin lead soft solder used on the ewer is very dense to X-rays and appears as white patches on the radiograph.
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