Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

glassworks

[glas-wurks, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌwɜrks, ˈglɑs-/
noun, plural glassworks. (usually used with a singular verb)
1.
a factory where glass is made.
Origin of glassworks
1620-1630
1620-30; glass + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)

glasswork

[glas-wurk, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌwɜrk, ˈglɑs-/
noun
1.
the manufacture of glass and glassware.
2.
articles of glass collectively; glassware.
3.
the fitting of glass; glazing.
Origin
First recorded in 1605-15; glass + work
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for glassworks
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for glassworks

glassworks

/ˈɡlɑːsˌwɜːks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a factory for the moulding of glass

glasswork

/ˈɡlɑːsˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
the production of glassware
2.
the fitting of glass
3.
articles of glass
Derived Forms
glass-worker, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for glassworks

Word Value for glassworks

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends