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Definition of "pewter" [pew•ter]

  • 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. (noun)
  • Pewter articles considered as a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pewter" in a sentence
  • "Reaper does everything on site, from sculpting the minis, to casting them in pewter, to sorting, packaging, and shipping out internet orders."
  • "That has to be very cool to see your literary creations made corporeal in pewter (and then hand painted!)."
  • "Different from true pewter, Mexican pewter is primarily aluminum."