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Webster 1913 Edition


Utensil

U-ten′sil

(?; 277)
,
Noun.
[F.
utensile
,
ustensile
, L.
utensile
, fr.
utensilis
that may be used, fit for use, fr.
uti
, p. p.
usus
, to use. See
Use
,
Verb.
T.
]
That which is used; an instrument; an implement; especially, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic and farming business.
Wagons fraught with
utensils
of war.
Milton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Utensil

UTEN'SIL

,
Noun.
[This seems to be formed on the participle of the L. utor.]
An instrument; that which is used; particularly, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic and farming business.

Definition 2022


Utensil

Utensil

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German

Noun

Utensil n (genitive Utensils, plural Utensilien)

  1. (mostly used in plural) utensil

utensil

utensil

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English

Noun

utensil (plural utensils)

  1. An instrument or device for domestic use, especially in the kitchen.
    We have convenient storage for all the kitchen utensils.
  2. A useful small tool, implement, or vessel.
    He stocked up on old-style writing utensils.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A small hand tool or material-handling implement specialized for specific types of processing such as is used in the kitchen or a laboratory.

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  • See also Wikisaurus:instrument

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