Flashed glass

Flashed glass
Flash Flash (fl[a^]sh), v. t. 1. To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light. [1913 Webster]

The chariot of paternal Deity, Flashing thick flames. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind. [1913 Webster]

3. (Glass Making) To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See {Flashing}, n., 3 (b) . [1913 Webster]

4. To trick up in a showy manner. [1913 Webster]

Limning and flashing it with various dyes. --A. Brewer. [1913 Webster]

5. [Perh. due to confusion between flash of light and plash, splash.] To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He rudely flashed the waves about. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Flashed glass}. See {Flashing}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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