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- n. articles made from pewter
Furniture and house decor testified to rising bourgeois wealth, to economic and cultural change: chairs; cupboards, dressers, and sideboards that supported gold, silver, and pewterware and held supplies of table and bed linens, laces, and brocades; canopied four-poster beds; and mirrors and paintings.
He sat on a proper chair, ate at an iron table set with pewterware and read from his library in the evening while sipping fine wine.
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