pewter

(redirected from Pewtersmith)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

pew·ter

 (pyo͞o′tər)
n.
1. Any of numerous silver-gray alloys of tin with various amounts of antimony, copper, and sometimes lead, used widely for fine kitchen utensils and tableware.
2. Pewter articles considered as a group.

[Middle English pewtre, from Old French peutre, from Vulgar Latin *piltrum; perhaps akin to spelter.]

pew′ter adj.

pewter

(ˈpjuːtə)
n
1. (Metallurgy)
a. any of various alloys containing tin (80–90 per cent), lead (10–20 per cent), and sometimes small amounts of other metals, such as copper and antimony
b. (as modifier): pewter ware; a pewter tankard.
2. (Colours)
a. a bluish-grey colour
b. (as adjective): pewter tights.
3. (Cookery) plate or kitchen utensils made from pewter
[C14: from Old French peaultre, of obscure origin; related to Old Provençal peltre pewter]
ˈpewterer n

pew•ter

(ˈpyu tər)

n.
1. any of various alloys in which tin is the chief constituent, orig. one of tin and lead.
2. utensils and vessels made of pewter.
adj.
3. consisting or made of pewter.
[1325–75; Middle English pewtre < Middle French peutre < Vulgar Latin *piltrum; perhaps akin to spelter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pewter - any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other metals (especially lead)pewter - any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other metals (especially lead)
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
Translations
سَبِيكَةُ الْبِيُوتِرسَبيكَة من القَصْدير والرَّصاص
cín
tin
tina
kositar
ónötvözet
pjátur
白目
백랍
alavasalavinis
alvaalvas-
cíncínový
tenn
โลหะผสมดีบุกกับตะกั่ว
kalay ve kurşun alaşımıtutya
hợp kim thiếc

pewter

[ˈpjuːtəʳ]
A. Npeltre m
B. CPDde peltre

pewter

[ˈpjuːtər] nétain m

pewter

n (= alloy)Zinn nt; (= vessel)Zinnbecher m; (= articles)Zinn(geschirr) nt

pewter

[ˈpjuːtəʳ] npeltro

pewter

(ˈpjuːtə) noun, adjective
(of) a metal made by mixing tin and lead. That mug is (made of) pewter; a pewter mug.

pewter

سَبِيكَةُ الْبِيُوتِر cín tin Zinn κασσιτερόχαλκος peltre tina étain kositar peltro 白目 백랍 tin tinn stop cyny z ołowiem latão, peltre сплав олова со свинцом tenn โลหะผสมดีบุกกับตะกั่ว tutya hợp kim thiếc 白蜡
References in periodicals archive ?
The store also sells metal eclipse souvenirs made by Eugene pewtersmith Crosby & Taylor.
Visitors to the main factory in Setapak can enter the world of the pewtersmith.
Chapman is a pewtersmith who owns Crosby & Taylor, a maker of pewter measuring spoons, key chains, decorative hardware, Christmas ornaments and other items.