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pewter

  

      n  
1   
a    any of various alloys containing tin (80--90 per cent), lead (10--20 per cent), and sometimes small amounts of other metals, such as copper and antimony  
b    (as modifier)  
pewter ware, a pewter tankard     
2   
a    a bluish-grey colour  
b    (as adj)  
pewter tights     
3    plate or kitchen utensils made from pewter  
     (C14: from Old French peaultre, of obscure origin; related to Old Provençal peltre pewter)  
  pewterer      n  
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peter, pewterer, peer, pelter

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