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[glast-in, glahst-] /ˈglæstˈɪn, ˈglɑst-/
enclosed by glass or glass panels, as for protection or shelter:
a glassed-in shower.
Origin of glassed-in
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was at the rear, behind an oak railing in a glassed-in area.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • There were glassed-in windows in its sides, and there was a door.

  • In one end of it was a large stone fireplace, on either side of which were glassed-in book shelves.

    Sisters Grace May North
  • Its glassed-in crow's nest has been the city's watch tower for a century and more.

    Old Plymouth Trails Winthrop Packard
  • Morning sunlight gleamed through a glassed-in wall, and Shandor stopped at the door, almost speechless.

    Bear Trap Alan Edward Nourse
  • This detail here, which looks like a design for a glassed-in hot bed for early cabbage, is the heat absorber.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • Dorothy found herself in a small, glassed-in compartment, evidently the pilot house.

  • The city was shrouded in a low layer of cloud, and his glassed-in penthouse office was gloomy with the morning.

    The Right Time Walter Bupp
  • Two persons had entered the glassed-in compartment—a woman of thirty and a girl in her late teens.

    The Crimson Thread

    Roy J. Snell

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