Flatware



[flat-wair] /ˈflætˌwɛər/

noun
1.
utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons, used at the table for serving and eating food.
2.
dishes or containers for the table that are more or less , as plates and saucers (distinguished from ).
/ˈflætˌwɛə/
noun (US & Canadian)
1.
cutlery
2.
any relatively flat tableware such as plates, saucers, etc Compare hollowware
n.

1851, from flat (adj.) + ware (n.). Originally as distinguished from hollow ware; U.S. sense of “domestic cutlery” recorded by 1895.

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