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Pewter

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
pew=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

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]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

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.

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

THESAURUS

Pewter

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

ROGET THESAURUS

Pewter

Mixture

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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