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field glass

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noun
  1. Usually field glasses. binoculars for use out of doors.

Origin of field glass

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for field glasses

field glasses

pl n
  1. another name for binoculars Former name: field glasses

field glass

noun
  1. a small telescope often incorporating a prism and held in one hand
  2. a former name for field glasses
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