tableware

noun
ta·​ble·​ware | \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌwer How to pronounce tableware (audio) \

Definition of tableware

: utensils (as of china, glass, or silver) for table use

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Examples of tableware in a Sentence

during the party we ran short of tableware, so I went next door and borrowed some forks and knives the couple would take out their good tableware only on special occasions
Recent Examples on the Web In a California facility, a patient threw tableware. Rachel Abrams, New York Times, "Nursing Homes Oust Unwanted Patients With Claims of Psychosis," 19 Sep. 2020 And while the kitchen might not look enormous, two hidden closets provide more than enough storage for pantry goods and the family’s impressive array of tableware. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Jean Liu Creates a Dream Home for a Couple That Loves Entertaining and the Outdoors," 18 Sep. 2020 For decades melamine has been the de facto material for lightweight picnic tableware. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, "With These Bamboo Plates, the World Is My Picnic," 11 Sep. 2020 MacKenzie-Childs has My Registry bride’s attention, especially with its original tableware, furniture, home and garden accessories. oregonlive, "Marriage licenses are down, but dreams of planning a wedding can’t be dampened," 4 Sep. 2020 MacKenzie-Childs has My Registry bride’s attention, especially with its original tableware, furniture, home and garden accessories. oregonlive, "Marriage licenses are down, but dreams of planning a wedding can’t be dampened," 4 Sep. 2020 In addition to bringing back the baskets, Longaberger now offers a variety of home décor, kitchen, and lifestyle products like tableware and cushions in order to appeal to a broader demographic. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, "Picnic fever is surging. A decades-old basket brand thinks it can make a comeback," 29 Aug. 2020 This multicolored, biodegradable tableware utensils pack comes with five forks and five spoons made of natural bamboo fiber and high quality cornstarch that are BPA, lead, PVC, phthalate, and toxin free. Popular Science, "The best children’s utensils sets for neat eating," 20 Aug. 2020 With optional add-ons of wine pairings, tableware and flowers, happy hour drinks and even music playlists, it's designed to be more of a restaurant experience brought into the home. Ian Mcnulty, NOLA.com, "New approach to private dining helps New Orleans restaurants reopen one table at a time," 18 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of tableware

1766, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tableware was in 1766

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24 Sep 2020

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“Tableware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tableware. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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tableware

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How to pronounce tableware (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of tableware

formal : dishes, glasses, knives, forks, etc., that are used for serving and eating food at a table

tableware

noun
ta·​ble·​ware | \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌwer How to pronounce tableware (audio) \

Kids Definition of tableware

: utensils (as of china, glass, or silver) for use at the table

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