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glazier

[gley-zher] /ˈgleɪ ʒər/
noun
1.
a person who fits windows or the like with glass or panes of glass.
Origin of glazier
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, glazier is from the Middle English word glasier. See glaze, -ier1
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  • The glazier is not necessarily a tiresome man because he "gives you a pane."

    The New Pun Book

    Thomas A. Brown and Thomas Joseph Carey
  • "I expend a good deal of panes at my work," as the glazier said to the window-sash.

  • So the "patient toil and vigil long" of poor glazier went for nothing.

    Sword and Pen

    John Algernon Owens
  • glazier immediately turned and inquired, "Do you know who I am?"

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    John Algernon Owens
  • glazier and his comrade left the spot inspired with renewed courage.

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    John Algernon Owens
  • Captain glazier proposes to go to Batavia, and from thence to Buffalo.

    Sword and Pen

    John Algernon Owens
  • As to the methods of Captain glazier's business we have nothing to do.

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    John Algernon Owens
  • Nearing Comstock, Captain glazier met with a serious adventure.

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British Dictionary definitions for glazier

glazier

/ˈɡleɪzɪə/
noun
1.
a person who glazes windows, etc
Derived Forms
glaziery, noun
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Word Origin and History for glazier
n.

late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname; alternative glazer recorded from c.1400), from glass + -er (1), influenced by French words in -ier.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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