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bottle glass

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  1. glass of a deep green or amber color.

Origin of bottle glass

First recorded in 1620–30
Related formsbot·tle-glass, adjective
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Examples from the Web for bottle glass

Historical Examples

  • But it was a bit of bottle-glass, and because it sparkled the Darning-needle spoke to it, and gave herself out as a breast-pin.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

    Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang

  • At that moment more water came into the gutter; it streamed over the edges and washed the bit of bottle-glass away.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

    Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang

  • She opened a door with bottle-glass panels, real old bottle-glass worth its weight in minted silver, and shewed Phyl into a room.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole

  • Before closing, we may allude to the repeated failure of permanently establishing window- and bottle-glass works in this vicinity.

  • The depth of that hole was full twenty-five feet; the sides were as smooth as bottle-glass; dusk was turning into dark.

    IT and Other Stories

    Gouverneur Morris

British Dictionary definitions for bottle glass

bottle glass

  1. glass used for making bottles, consisting of a silicate of sodium, calcium, and aluminium
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