- glass of a deep green or amber color.
Origin of bottle glass
First recorded in 1620–30
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Examples from the Web for bottle glass
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.
At that moment more water came into the gutter; it streamed over the edges and washed the bit of bottle-glass away.
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.Reminiscences of Glass-making
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
- glass used for making bottles, consisting of a silicate of sodium, calcium, and aluminium
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