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pew·ter / ˈpyoōtər/ • n. a gray alloy of tin with copper and antimony (formerly, tin and lead). ∎  utensils made of this: the kitchen pewter. ∎  a shade of bluish or silver gray: looking back at that pewter sky. DERIVATIVES: pew·ter·er n.

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pewter Any of several silver-coloured, soft alloys that consist mainly of tin and lead. The most common form has about four parts of tin to one of lead, combined with small amounts of antimony and copper.

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pewter XIV. — OF. peutre, peaultre :- Rom. *peltrum, of unkn. orig.
So pewterer XIV. — AN. peautrer, OF. peautrier.

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PEWTER

PEWTER. SeeMetalwork .