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argentry

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French argenterie, from argent (silver), from Latin argentum.

NounEdit

argentry (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Silver plate or vessels.
    • Howell
      bowls of frosted argentry

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for argentry in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)