glassie
or glassy noun (plural glassies) Date: 1887 a playing marble made of glass

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  • glassie — Australian Slang person employed to clean away used glasses, ashtrays, etc., in a hotel or club …   English dialects glossary

  • glassie — glass·ie …   English syllables

  • glassie — /ˈglasi/ (say glahsee) noun 1. a. → bottler1 (def. 2). b. any glass playing marble. 2. Colloquial a person employed to clear away glasses, ashtrays, etc., in a bar. Also, glassey, glassy. { …   Australian English dictionary

  • glassie — var. of GLASSY n. * * * noun or glassy ˈglasē, laas , lais , lȧs , si (plural glassies) Etymology: glass (I) + ie, y 1. : a playing marble made of glass 2. : a tran …   Useful english dictionary

  • Henry Glassie — Henry H. Glassie III (24 March 1941 ) is a world renowned folklorist and current College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University Bloomington. With specializations in folk art, folklife, vernacular architecture and material culture, Glassie… …   Wikipedia

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  • Nandi Glassie — Nandi Tuaine Glassie (born 21 May 1951) is a Cook Islands politician and Cabinet Minister. He is MP for Tengatangi/Areora/Ngatiarua, and a member of the Cook Islands Party. Glassie was born in Atiu, and educated at Atiu Primary School, Tereora… …   Wikipedia

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