metalware

noun

met·​al·​ware ˈme-tᵊl-ˌwer How to pronounce metalware (audio)
: ware made of metal
especially : metal utensils

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Located in the Old City, thousands of shops, frequented by locals as well as tourists, sell ceramics, books, metalware, water pipes, lamps, lanterns, jewelry, tiles, and textiles—shawls, scarves, tablecloths, carpets, cushions, and kaftans. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 Meanwhile, the brown dog collar is embossed with a FF customized nameplate in a palladium-finish metalware, which can be adjusted using the metal pin buckle. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2021 To avoid multiple change-ups (Harris most often rotates between three sets), look for less colorful stones and more metalware like this. Monica Barnett, NBC News, 13 Nov. 2020 The Shanghai police said the driver, a 40-year-old man surnamed Chen, worked for a metalware company in Shanghai and had no criminal history. Austin Ramzy, New York Times, 1 Feb. 2018 The Shanghai police said the driver, a 40-year-old man surnamed Chen, worked for a metalware company in Shanghai and had no criminal history. Austin Ramzy, New York Times, 1 Feb. 2018 With the torque metalware and kid skin leather, these black loafers are the answer to minimalism with a hint of edge. Liana Satenstein, Marie Claire, 12 Feb. 2014 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of metalware was in 1791

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Cite this Entry

“Metalware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metalware. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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