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General words for tableware and earthenware

bone china

noun

very delicate cups, plates etc, made from clay mixed with crushed bone

canteen

noun

a box containing a set of knives, forks, and spoons

china

noun

plates, cups etc made from china

crocks

noun

crockery

crockery

noun

plates, cups, bowls etc used for serving food

cruet

noun

a small container for salt, pepper, or other condiments, or an object that holds a set of these containers, used during a meal

cutlery

noun

the knives, forks, and spoons that you use for eating food. The usual American word is silverware.

dinner service

noun

a set of plates and dishes of the same type used for serving a meal

dishes

noun

the plates, pans etc that have to be washed after preparing and serving a meal

earthenware

noun

bowls, cups etc that are made of baked clay

flatware

noun

knives, forks, and spoons that you use for eating with rather than for serving or cooking

napkin ring

noun

a ring that holds a napkin tidily before a meal begins

ovenproof

adjective

ovenproof plates, dishes etc can be used in an oven without breaking

ovenware

noun

dishes that you can use in an oven

pepper pot

noun

a container that you shake to add pepper to food

place

noun

the set of dishes, knives, forks, and spoons arranged on a table for one person to use

place setting

noun

the set of dishes, knives, forks, and spoons arranged on a table for one person to use

plate

noun

forks, spoons, plates etc that are covered by a layer of silver or gold

porcelain

noun

dishes, cups, decorations etc made from porcelain

pottery

noun

objects such as plates and cups that are made out of clay and baked in an oven so that they become hard

server

noun

a large spoon, fork etc for taking food from a large dish and putting it on your plate

setting

noun

the dishes, knives, forks, spoons, table mat, and napkin that one person uses at a meal

silver

noun

forks, knives, and spoons made from silver

silverware

noun

objects made from silver, especially objects used at meals

silverware

noun

cutlery

stoneware

noun

objects made from thick clay

table mat

noun

a small piece of plastic, wood etc that you put under a hot dish on a table to protect the table

tableware

noun

things such as knives, forks, dishes etc that you use when you are having a meal

trivet

noun

a metal object like a plate with short legs that you put under a hot pan to prevent it from damaging the surface of a table

ware

noun

pottery (=dishes or other objects made of clay)

washing-up

noun

things such as dishes, cups, knives, and forks that need to be washed after a meal

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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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