Articles made of metal, especially flatware and other household implements.(noun)
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Use "metalware" in a sentence
"Visitors in the 1870s admired the hand-blocked wallpaper, intricate art metalware and, of course, the fabrics - rolled out with a flourish, a flash of scarlet, the sheen of plum velvet."
"In fact the heat-treated rocks may not have been the point of a workshop but a byproduct of something else – heating a rock and dropping it in a tub of water seems like an excellent way to boil water if one does not have access to metalware."
"Lim H.ck Chin/Fernando Jorge Madras-born Jannath Gani presides at her family-owned K.H. Dawood Ally, which was a sundry shop in the late 1800s, then a goldsmith's and since the 1940s, an importer of Indian metalware."