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Articles made of metal, especially flatware and other household implements.
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items made of metal
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(ˈmɛt lˌwɛər)

work of metal, esp. household utensils.
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Noun1.metalware - household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)metalware - household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)
tole - enameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century; "the Pennsylvania Dutch tole watering can might be a reproduction but it looks convincing"
ware - articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
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During the past three centuries there have been many milestones at the firm which goes back to the Perry family who produced metalware at the Old Hall workshops, in Wolverhampton, in 1740.
The material has also been studied with comparisons made to earlier Bronze Age and subsequent Islamic metalware for which the region of Gandhara was so famous.
Now world famous, the workshop, which closed in 1932, produced everyday objects including drinking glasses, metalware and ceramics for the style-conscious elite of Europe.
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Much of it comes from a retired dealer and collector and shows the full range of Dresser's designing talents - furniture, fabrics, wallpapers, tiles, glass, metalware, and of course ceramics, including new pieces of our own Linthorpe Pottery, to supplement the already impressive collection held by the museum for many years.
joints in kettles and beverage machines and may be found as an impurity in metalware and can leach into food.
I've joined the hip replacement club, It's sleek and it's brand new, A shiny piece of metalware, With a ball,cement, and (glue)?!!!