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[gley-zher] /ˈgleɪ ʒər/
a person who fits windows or the like with glass or panes of glass.
Origin of glazier
First recorded in 1350-1400, glazier is from the Middle English word glasier. See glaze, -ier1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I believe Captain glazier to have been actuated by a desire to establish the truth of this problem.

    Sword and Pen John Algernon Owens
  • 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
  • Franklin had hitherto boarded with Mr. Godfrey, a glazier, who was very much distinguished for his knowledge of mathematics.

    The Life of Benjamin Franklin Samuel G. Goodrich
  • "I expend a good deal of panes at my work," as the glazier said to the window-sash.

  • When Bob was a little fellow, he broke the nursery window by mistake, and a glazier came to mend it.

    Sisters Three Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • So the "patient toil and vigil long" of poor glazier went for nothing.

    Sword and Pen John Algernon Owens
  • glazier now worked at the cord on his wrist, and found he could unfasten it.

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

    Sword and Pen John Algernon Owens
British Dictionary definitions for glazier


a person who glazes windows, etc
Derived Forms
glaziery, noun
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Word Origin and History for glazier

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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