from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The dishes, glassware, and silverware used in setting a table for a meal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The cutlery, crockery and glassware used in setting a table for a meal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Ware, or articles collectively, for use during meals, including, for example, dishes, plates, bowls, knives, forks, and spoons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ware for use at table; the articles collectively which may be put upon the table for the service of meats.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)


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