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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pew·ter /ˈpjutɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pew·ter n.
 1. A hard, tough, but easily fusible, alloy, originally consisting of tin with a little lead, but afterwards modified by the addition of copper, antimony, or bismuth.
 2. Utensils or vessels made of pewter, as dishes, porringers, drinking vessels, tankards, pots.
 Note:Pewter was formerly much used for domestic utensils. Inferior sorts contain a large proportion of lead.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other
          metals (especially lead)