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Definition: Charger

A large, decorative plate used to set the table at dinner parties, weddings, and special events. Also known as service plates, these platters can be made from a wide variety of materials. They are often used to add texture, color, and pattern to a tablescape. Food is generally not served directly on a charger.


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terryt18 terryt18 9 years
these are stupid.
I thought they were more so used to display candles. I just called the decor plates on the dinner table china...
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
So that's what they are called! Haha I didn't know they even had a specific name :P
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