sil·​ver·​ware | \ ˈsil-vər-ˌwer How to pronounce silverware (audio) \

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Examples of silverware in a Sentence

The team has gone two seasons without winning any silverware. we keep the silverware in a separate drawer
Recent Examples on the Web With the league growing to as large as 32 teams in the not-too-distant future, introducing split seasons could bring more legitimate silverware aspirations to more clubs across the league. Ian Nicholas Quillen, Forbes, 30 Apr. 2022 Genesis Owusu has two chances to add to his impressive collection of industry silverware, accumulated over the past six months. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 7 Apr. 2022 The restaurant features rustic, warehouse-high ceilings, teal booths, modern white chairs and gold silverware. Alyson Sheppard, Robb Report, 31 Mar. 2022 Black matte plates and sleek black-colored silverware on a white marble table allow the culinary creations of Chef Saon Brice, who is Black, to stand out. John-john Williams Iv,, 24 Feb. 2022 The tables, chairs, dishes and silverware are cafeteria-esque. Matt Wake |, al, 24 Feb. 2022 According to Haaretz, excavations at the site have yielded around 160 domestic artifacts, including jewelry, bronze and clay lamps, a set of silverware, and a Pan flute. Jane Recker, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Apr. 2022 In those days 40 years ago, Campbell’s senior leaders typically ate lunch in the executive dining room—complete with silverware, starched tablecloths, and a deferential wait staff. Rodger Dean Duncan, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 There are several Bic lighters, a red tactical flashlight, a set of silverware and a steel watch with gold-colored trim, among other items. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 22 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of silverware

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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10 May 2022

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“Silverware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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sil·​ver·​ware | \ ˈsil-vər-ˌwer How to pronounce silverware (audio) \

Kids Definition of silverware

: things (as knives, forks, and spoons) made of silver, silver-plated metal, or stainless steel

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