cutlery

  1. a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
  2. tableware implements for cutting and eating food

cutlery

Implements for eating and serving food. Only spoons and knives were used until 1660, when Charles II returned from exile in France with the idea of setting a table with a full set of cutlery.

cutlery

[n] - tableware implements for cutting and eating food
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Cutlery

Cut'ler·y (kŭt'lẽr*ȳ) noun 1. The business of a cutler. 2. Edged or cutting instruments, collectively.
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cutlery

eating utensil noun tableware implements for cutting and eating food
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Cutlery

• (n.) Edged or cutting instruments, collectively. • (n.) The business of a cutler.
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cutlery

cutting implements, such as knives, razors, and scissors, used for industrial, commercial, and domestic purposes.
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Cutlery

Any implement with a cutting edge, including knives, scissors, penknives, razors but excluding fish knives and servers and butter knives which are classed as flatware.
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cutlery

cutlery, various types of implements for cutting, preparing, and eating food. In addition to different kinds of knives and the steels to sharpen them, the term usually encompasses forks and spoons. The history of cutlery probably begins with the shell and the sharp flint used for cutting. The primit...
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Cutlery

the specific term for knives with blades made by specialist cutlers. Until the introduction of stainless steel in the mid-19th century, most knives were mounted with carbon steel blades often bearing the distinctive cutler’s mark of a dagger.
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Cutlery

Cutlery refers to any hand implement used in preparing, serving, and especially eating food in the Western world. It is more usually known as silverware or flatware in the United States, where cutlery usually means knives and related cutting instruments. This is probably the original meaning of the word.{Citation needed|date=February 2014} Althoug...
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