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Definition of "colored-glass" []

  • A large, irregularly shaped peninsula of southeast Newfoundland, Canada. Most of the province's population resides here.

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 "colored-glass" in a sentence
  • "At the center is a dining table covered in more than 100 colored-glass candlesticks, each topped with a spindly white taper."
  • "We were impressed by the goatskin canopy over the bar, the wall of glowing colored-glass bottles in the massive dining room, and the tequila menu -- 43 types including one at $82 a shot, and also liked the shrimp and corn tamales, a tuna tartare with a blistering hot sauce, and spice-rubbed pork tenderloin."
  • "The dining table was enormous, with matching teakwood chairs, and she wondered what it would be like to live in that house, eating at that table, under the sparkling light of colored-glass raindrops."