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pewee | pewet | pewfellow | pewit | pewit gull | Pewter | pewterer | pewtery | pexity | peyer's glands | peyer's patch


Adjective, Noun


Pewtern. [OE. pewtyr, OF. peutre, peautre, piautre: cf. D. peauter, piauter, It. peltro, Sp. & Pg. peltre, LL. peutreum, pestrum. Cf. Spelter.].
  •  A hard, tough, but easily fusible, alloy, originally consisting of tin with a little lead, but afterwards modified by the addition of copper, antimony, or bismuth.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Utensils or vessels made of pewter, as dishes, porringers, drinking vessels, tankards, pots.  [1913 Webster]
    " Pewter was formerly much used for domestic utensils. Inferior sorts contain a large proportion of lead."  [1913 Webster]


Pewter, n.
1 a grey alloy of tin with lead, copper, or antimony or various other metals.
2 utensils made of this.
3 sl. a tankard etc. as a prize.

pewterer n.
ME f. OF peutre, peualtre f. Rmc, of unkn. orig.



aureate, brass, brassy, brazen, bronze, bronzy, copper, coppery, cupreous, cuprous, ferrous, ferruginous, gilt, gold, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, iron, ironlike, lead, leaden, mercurial, mercurous, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, pewtery, quicksilver, silver, silver-plated, silvery, steel, steely, tin, tinny




N mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion, commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony, junction, combination, miscegenation, impregnation, infusion, diffusion suffusion, transfusion, infiltration, seasoning, sprinkling, interlarding, interpolation, adulteration, sophistication, tinge, tincture, touch, dash, smack, sprinkling, spice, seasoning, infusion, soupcon, alloy, amalgam, brass, chowchow, pewter, magma, half-and-half, melange, tertium quid, miscellany, ambigu, medley, mess, hotchpot, pasticcio, patchwork, odds and ends, all sorts, jumble, salad, sauce, mash, omnium gatherum, gallimaufry, olla-podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri, Noah's ark, caldron texture, mingled yarn, mosaic, half-blood, half-caste, mulatto, terceron, quarteron, quinteron, quadroon, octoroon, griffo, zambo, cafuzo, Eurasian, fustee, fustie, griffe, ladino, marabou, mestee, mestizo, quintroon, sacatra zebrule, catalo, cross, hybrid, mongrel, mixed, implex, composite, half-and-half, linsey-woolsey, chowchow, hybrid, mongrel, heterogeneous, motley, miscellaneous, promiscuous, indiscriminate, miscible, among, amongst, amid, amidst, with, in the midst of, in the crowd.

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