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for Hollow ware
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Hollow \Hol"low\, a. [OE. holow, holgh, holf, AS. holh a hollow,
hole. Cf. Hole.]
1. Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial,
within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the
interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere.
Hollow with boards shalt thou make it. --Ex. xxvii.
2. Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
With hollow eye and wrinkled brow. --Shak.
3. Reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound;
deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar. --Dryden.
4. Not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as,
a hollow heart; a hollow friend. --Milton.
Hollow newel (Arch.), an opening in the center of a winding
staircase in place of a newel post, the stairs being
supported by the wall; an open newel; also, the
stringpiece or rail winding around the well of such a
Hollow quoin (Engin.), a pier of stone or brick made behind
the lock gates of a canal, and containing a hollow or
recess to receive the ends of the gates.
Hollow root. (Bot.) See Moschatel.
Hollow square. See Square.
Hollow ware, hollow vessels; -- a trade name for cast-iron
kitchen utensils, earthenware, etc.
Syn: Syn.- Concave; sunken; low; vacant; empty; void; false;
faithless; deceitful; treacherous.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "hollow ware":
appliances, brassware, chinaware, clayware, copperware, cutlery,
dining utensils, dinnerware, durable goods, durables, earthenware,
enamelware, fixtures, flat silver, flatware, forks, glassware,
graniteware, hard goods, hardware, housefurnishings, housewares,
ironmongery, ironware, kitchenware, knives, metalware, ovenware,
silver, silver plate, silverware, spoons, sporting goods,
stainless-steel ware, stoneware, tablespoon, tableware, teaspoon,
tinware, tools and machinery, white goods, woodenware
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