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  • n. An alloy of copper, antimony, zinc and tin patented in 1770 by William Tutin, whose firm used it in commercial production of housewares.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The trade-name of a variety of Britannia metal.

Etymologies

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From William Tutin, an English manufacturer

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