hollowware
holloware holloware, hollowware hollowware . serving dishes of silver having some depth in the bowl; contrasted with {flatware}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • hollowware — /hol oh wair /, n. silver dishes, as serving dishes, having some depth (distinguished from flatware). Also, holloware. [1675 85; HOLLOW + WARE1] * * * ▪ metalwork       hollow metal utensils and artifacts. The simplest metalwork technique for… …   Universalium

  • hollowware — or holloware noun Date: 1682 vessels (as bowls, cups, or vases) usually of pottery, glass, or metal that have a significant depth and volume compare flatware …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hollowware — noun Items such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee pots, teapots, soup tureens, etc. (but not flatware) intended to accompany the china on a table …   Wiktionary

  • hollowware — n. deep silver dishes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hollowware — noun hollow cookware or crockery, such as pots or jugs …   English new terms dictionary

  • hollowware — hol•low•ware or hol•lo•ware [[t]ˈhɒl oʊˌwɛər[/t]] n. cer household wares, as of silver, glass, or ceramic, having depth and volume • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • hollowware — n. hollow articles of metal, china, etc., such as pots, kettles, jugs, etc. (opp. FLATWARE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holloware — (or hollowwarecite web| url=http://www.britannica.com/eb/article 9040807/hollowware title=Hollowware article|work=Encyclopedia Britannica|accessdate=2008 04 23] ) is a term that refers to table service items such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee… …   Wikipedia

  • holloware — holloware, hollowware hollowware . serving dishes of silver having some depth in the bowl; contrasted with {flatware}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hallmark — A hallmark is a mark or series of marks struck on items made of precious metals mdash; platinum, gold, silver and in some nations, palladium. General OverviewHallmarks DefinedA hallmark, is an official mark or series of marks struck on items made …   Wikipedia

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