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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UTENSILS

All the utensils should be cleaned and put away as soon as they are done with.

The Peruvians had gold in abundance, and weapons and utensils of copper.

Drawings were taken of these and other utensils and instruments.

They may all be said to have been in the “stone age,” as the weapons and utensils were mostly of stone.

See that all utensils are thoroughly clean and free from rust.

Why must dishes and utensils in which foods are placed be thoroughly cleaned?

Wares is commonly applied to utensils, as glassware, hardware, etc.

What wealth of splendid vessels and utensils was contained in the chests and closets!

With utensils lent us by our guard, we were able to cook some food.

And all her utensils that she had taken such trouble to make; what should she do with them?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French utensile "implement," from Latin utensilia "materials, things for use," noun use of neuter plural of utensilis "fit for use," from uti (see use).

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