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cut·ler·y

 (kŭt′lə-rē)
n.
1. Cutting instruments and tools.
2. Utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons used as tableware.
3. The occupation of a cutler.

[Middle English cutellerie, from Old French coutelerie, from coutel, knife; see cutlass.]

cutlery

(ˈkʌtlərɪ)
n
1. (Tools) implements used for eating, such as knives, forks, and spoons
2. (Tools) instruments used for cutting
3. (Crafts) the art or business of a cutler

cut•ler•y

(ˈkʌt lə ri)

n.
1. cutting instruments collectively, esp. knives for cutting food.
2. utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons, used for serving and eating food.
3. the trade of a cutler.
[1300–50]

cutlery

flatware
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutlery - a cutting implementcutlery - a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
bolt cutter - an implement for cutting bolts
cigar cutter - an implement for cutting the tip off of a cigar
cutting implement - a tool used for cutting or slicing
die - a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
glass cutter - a tool for cutting glass
tile cutter - a cutter (tool for cutting) for floor tiles
2.cutlery - tableware implements for cutting and eating foodcutlery - tableware implements for cutting and eating food
fork - cutlery used for serving and eating food
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
spoon - a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
Spork - trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon
table knife - a knife used for eating at dining table
tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
Translations
příbor
bestikservice
ruokailuvälineet
pribor za jelo
evõeszközevőeszközök
hnífapör
食卓用ナイフ・フォーク・スプーン類
칼붙이
ferramenta
valgomieji įrankiai
galda piederumikarotes, naži un dakšiņas
príbor
pribor
bestick
มีด ช้อนและส้อม
bıçakçatal ve kaşık takımıçatal, bıçak, kaşık
dao thìa dĩa

cutlery

[ˈkʌtlərɪ] N (Brit) → cubiertos mpl, cubertería f
see also canteen

cutlery

[ˈkʌtləri] n (= knives, forks, spoons) → couverts mpl cutlery drawercutlery drawer ntiroir m à couverts

cutlery

n no pl (esp Brit) → Besteck nt

cutlery

[ˈkʌtlərɪ] nposate fpl

cutlery

(ˈkatləri) noun
knives, forks and spoons.

cutlery

سَكاكِيـن و مَلاَعِق وشَوْكات příbor bestik Besteck μαχαιροπίρουνα cubiertos ruokailuvälineet couverts pribor za jelo posate 食卓用ナイフ・フォーク・スプーン類 칼붙이 bestek bestikk sztućce talher, talheres столовые приборы bestick มีด ช้อนและส้อม çatal, bıçak, kaşık dao thìa dĩa 餐具
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For five-and-thirty minutes not a sound was heard throughout the length and breadth of that boat, save the clank of cutlery and crockery, and the steady grinding of four sets of molars.
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