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cutlery

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noun cut·lery \ˈkət-lə-rē\

Simple Definition of cutlery

  • : sharp tools made of metal (such as knives and scissors) that are used for cutting things

  • : forks, spoons, and knives used for serving and eating food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cutlery

  1. 1 :  the business of a cutler

  2. 2 :  edged or cutting tools; specifically :  implements for cutting and eating food

15th Century

First Known Use of cutlery

15th century


CUTLERY Defined for Kids

cutlery

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noun cut·lery \ˈkət-lə-rē\

Definition of cutlery for Students

  1. 1 :  cutting tools (as knives and scissors)

  2. 2 :  utensils used in cutting, serving, and eating food





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