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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
silverwaresil‧ver‧ware /ˈsɪlvəweə $ -vərwer/ noun [uncountable]  1 DFU British English objects that are made of silver, for example dishes, plates, knives, forks etc2 American English knives, forks, and spoons that are made of silver or a similar metal3 British English a silver cup that a person or team wins in a sports competition The club has not yet given up hope of ending the season with some silverware.
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silverwareThe many specialist jewellery and silverware and watch shops in the famous Jewellery Quarter offer quality craftsmanship at amazing prices.Our reputation is built on the manufacturing skills that have made Sheffield world famous for cutlery and Birmingham equally renowned for silverware.A round table was covered with a white linen cloth and glistening silverware.For half an hour she lay on the floor in pain before they finally left with a hoard of silverware.Her gear shifts sounded like twenty cooks pushing trays of silverware into an industrial-strength garbage disposal.There was a white linen napkin, and the silverware was of the finest quality.From down the hall came the sound of tinkling silverware and the scrape of a chair being settled in its place.
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