Household items such as utensils, pots, and pans made from tin, generally before the development of metals with other benefits.(noun)
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Use "tinware" in a sentence
"Although called tinware, it really was zinc, and was susceptible, through much hard work, of a high polish, but this "polishing tinware" was a fearful curse to the poor prisoner."
"'tinware' -- I hope later to convince of the indelicacy of such allusion -- would place you in England on a social level above any we ever occupied, or could hope to."
"Now a bag of remarkable clothes - pins, next, a wonderful nutmeg grater which fell to pieces at the first trial, a knife cleaner that spoiled all the knives, or a sweeper that picked the nap neatly off the carpet and left the dirt, labor-saving soap that took the skin off one's hands, infallible cements which stuck firmly to nothing but the fingers of the de - luded buyer, and every kind of tinware, from a toy savings bank for odd pennies, to a wonderful boiler which would wash articles in its own steam with every prospect of exploding in the process."