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Definition of "glass-case" []

  • A case made of glass, usually in a wood or metal frame, used for displaying and protecting precious or important objects (noun)

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Use "glass-case" in a sentence
  • "The New-York Historical Society Alexander Hamilton's portrait So in a fresh bid for relevance, the museum has started revamping more of its glass-case displays to acknowledge Wall Street's checkered reputation."
  • "In Haledon, the library has exhibited for several years a glass-case memorial to Mongilardi, with bullet casings fired at his funeral, said"
  • "He announced himself by name to a man in a glass-case at the head of the stairs."
  • "In a glass-case, which is kept locked, are the entire accoutrements of a horse; and the saddle, even to the stirrup-straps and girths, was studded with pearls, emeralds, rubies, and torquoises."