glasswork
noun Date: 1611 1. a. the manufacture of glass or glassware; also glaziers' work b. plural glasshouse 1 2. glasswareglassworker noun

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  • glasswork — [glas′wʉrk΄] n. 1. [pl., with sing. or pl. v.] a factory for making glass 2. the making or ornamentation of glass and glassware 3. GLASSWARE glassworker n …   English World dictionary

  • glasswork — /glas werrk , glahs /, n. 1. the manufacture of glass and glassware. 2. articles of glass collectively; glassware. 3. the fitting of glass; glazing. [1605 15; GLASS + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • glasswork — noun Work, such as art, made from glass …   Wiktionary

  • glasswork — n. glassware, items made from glass; glass manufacturing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glasswork — glass•work [[t]ˈglæsˌwɜrk, ˈglɑs [/t]] n. 1) the manufacture of glass and glassware 2) articles of glass collectively; glassware 3) the fitting of glass; glazing • Etymology: 1605–15 glass′work er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • glasswork — /ˈglaswɜk/ (say glahswerk) noun 1. the manufacture of glass and glassware. 2. the fitting of glass; glazing. 3. articles of glass collectively; glassware. –glassworker, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • glasswork — noun an article of tableware made of glass • Syn: ↑glassware • Hypernyms: ↑tableware • Hyponyms: ↑crystal, ↑cut glass, ↑glass, ↑Venetian glass …   Useful english dictionary

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  • glassware — /glas wair , glahs /, n. articles of glass, esp. drinking glasses. [1705 15; GLASS + WARE1] * * * Introduction       any decorative article made of glass, often designed for everyday use. From very early times glass has been used for various… …   Universalium

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