Part of speech: noun

An implement or vessel, as for domestic or farming use.

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Usage examples "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", Mayne Reid.
  2. The pancake turner was the first utensil that met my eyes. - "Dear Enemy", 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", Alice Morse Earle.