- a factory where glass is made.
Origin of glassworks
Origin of glasswork
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Examples from the Web for glassworks
"Soft coal," ventured Miselle, remembering her experience at the glassworks.
Like Mons, Charleroi is a place of coal mines, iron foundries, and glassworks.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 2 (of 10)
James Edward Parrott
Brick, porcelain and glassworks employ large numbers of the inhabitants.
Their report upon the Venetian glassworks was to the effect that France knew more about the matter than Venice.
The chemical works grew up out of the necessities of the glassworks.
- (functioning as singular) a factory for the moulding of glass
- the production of glassware
- the fitting of glass
- articles of glass
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