Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Articles formed of silver; silver plate.
  • noun Silvery appearance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Silver plate or vessels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Silver plate or vessels.

Etymologies

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French argenterie, from argent silver, Latin argentum.

Examples

  • And so, in its confused argentry and ghostliness, its crystallization and diaphinity, his music resembles at times nothing so much as the precious remains and specimens of an extinct planet; things transfixed in cold eternal night, icy and phosphorescent of hue.

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

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