cutlery ware

1) The full range of items produced by cutlers.

1488 except bladesmythes that makes cutler ware, York. An arbitration award of 1628 referred to the makers of knives, sickles, sheares and scissors, and other cutlery wares in Hallamshire. The term did not then include forks and spoons as it now does. 

dates 1521 1628

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