place setting

noun
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of place setting

: a set of dishes and flatware constituting a table service for one person

Examples of place setting in a Sentence

  1. Please lay another place setting for our guest.

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First Known Use of place setting

1944

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PLACE SETTING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of place setting for English Language Learners

  • : a set of dishes, knives, forks, etc., that are put on a table for one person


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