German silver

noun

Definition of German silver

: a silver-white alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel

First Known Use of German silver

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of German silver was in 1830

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“German silver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/German%20silver. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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