Part of speech: noun

Household articles, collectively, made of tin plate.

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Usage examples "tinware":

  1. There were 100 prizes of one dollar each, and 100 prizes of fifty cents each, and 300 prizes of twenty- five cents each, glass and tinware forming the greater part of each prize. - "Curiosities of Impecuniosity", H. G. Somerville.
  2. The second day out from Anvik they had decided that it was absurd, after all, to lug about so much tinware. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
  3. We string them into jewels or into tinware, as we may choose. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.