Definition of Cutlery

1. Noun. A cutting implement; a tool for cutting.

Exact synonyms: Cutter, Cutting Tool
Specialized synonyms: Bolt Cutter, Cigar Cutter, Die, Edge Tool, Glass Cutter, Tile Cutter
Generic synonyms: Cutting Implement
Derivative terms: Cut



2. Noun. Tableware implements for cutting and eating food.
Exact synonyms: Eating Utensil
Specialized synonyms: Fork, Spoon, Spork, Table Knife
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold
Generic synonyms: Tableware

Definition of Cutlery

1. n. The business of a cutler.

Definition of Cutlery

1. Noun. A collective ensemble of eating and serving utensils such as knives, forks and spoons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cutlery

1. the occupation of a cutler [n -LERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutlery

cutis verticis gyrata
cutisector
cutises
cutization
cutlas
cutlases
cutlass
cutlass bearing
cutlasses
cutlassfish
cutlassfishes
cutleaved coneflower
cutler
cutleries
cutlers
cutlery (current term)
cutlet
cutlets
cutline
cutlines
cutling
cutoff
cutoffs
cutose
cutout
cutouts
cutover
cutovers
cutpoint
cutpoints

Literary usage of Cutlery

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"On the other hand modern cutlery includes a great number of articles which are not strictly cutting implements, but which, owing to their more or less ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"UK Loy, WT cutlery. UK Makin, W. Rag engine roller bars, bottom plates, and rag knives. L*. ... Saws. UK Philp and Whicker. cutlery. UK Picault, GF cutlery. ..."

3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Great Exhibition, Robert Ellis (1851)
"cutlery, EDGE AND HAND TOOLS. INTRODUCTION. THE present Class in some decree carries the attention again among the implements used in manufactures, ..."

4. Blue Book by Tiffany and Company (1893)
"TABLE cutlery DEPARTMENT. In addition to a large assortment of Pearl, Ivory, ... 's Table cutlery may be had with handles to match all their copyrighted ..."

5. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"Pocket cutlery. P 71. 281 1415 Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing Co. ... Table and butchers* cutlery. N 70. 281 1416 United States Steel Shear Co., ..."

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