Silverclad. A base metal bonded or clad with silver, of which the silver may be pure, sterling or other alloy. Sheffield plate was an early silverclad composition; if has been replaced largely by silverplating. Silverclad is to silver as rolled gold is to gold. See clas, cladding.
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