[ UK /tˈɪnwe‍ə/ ]
  1. articles of commerce made of tin plate
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How To Use tinware In A Sentence

  • I well know the vanity of decorative ribbonry and tinware, especially when, as too often happens, intrigue degrades the honor conferred; but, coming as it did, that bit of ribbon is precious to me. The Life of the fly; with which are interspersed some chapters of autobiography
  • Her name was never mentioned in the family after she slid down a rainspout one night and eloped to marry a depraved scoundrel who drove through there on a red wagon with tinware inside that he would trade for old rags. Somewhere in Red Gap
  • By the end of the day all participants had one or two pieces of tinware or a basket of their own manufacture as well as a greater understanding of the craft than they had had eight hours earlier.
  • Silver cisterns date from the 1660s and soon after examples were also made in tinware lacquered and decorated in the prevailing oriental taste.
  • Stenciling could also be learned on the job, for cabinetmakers and tinsmiths frequently employed girls and young women to decorate furniture and tinware.
  • From the outset, the society not only collected works of art, but also the objects of everyday life - textiles, furniture, silver, religious objects, ceramics, tinware, straw work, and the like.
  • Baskets of fruit or flowers, common motifs on stenciled bedcovers, had appeared in many of the decorative arts for a hundred years but were particularly popular on stenciled furniture and tinware in the early nineteenth century.
  • I wrapped my fingertip & watched an old man hawk cheap tinware from a pushcart across the street.
  • Graniteware is an enameled tinware that has been used in the kitchen from the late nineteenth century to the present. Earlier graniteware was green or turquoise blue, with white spatters.
  • At its peak, Prattville included a regionally renowned cotton textile factory; tinware, sash and door, and carriage manufacturers; and merchant mills.
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