What does the word utensil mean?

Usage examples for utensil

  1. Without saying another word, he ordered all to get on board as quickly as possible, each taking some utensil that had already been carried on shore. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. The pancake turner was the first utensil that met my eyes. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  3. Every homely utensil and piece of furniture, every domestic convenience and inconvenience, every home- made makeshift, every cumbrous and clumsy contrivance of the old- time kitchen here may be found, and they show to us, as in a living photograph, the home life of those olden days. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle