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Definition of "cut glass" [cut glass]

  • Glassware shaped or decorated by cutting instruments or abrasive wheels. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cut glass" in a sentence
  • "Candles and candelabra in the halls, liveried waiters offering champagne in cut glass crystal, or smoked salmon and caviar from silver trays and tureens."
  • "Abbot and myself pay'd our respects to the old boy, he regaled us with Pipes and Coffee: and acknowledgement was made him for his attentions to the shipwreck'd crew by a salute of twenty guns from H.M. sloop, four of my cut glass tumblers as sherbet glasses, and"
  • "Finest cut glass ware goblets were hurled at nice plate glass windows, . . . rosewood pianos piled in the street and burned or soldiers would get on top of them and kick the key-board and internal machinery all to pieces. . ."
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