- blown glass in which fine threads of glass form the surface texture.
Origin of spun glass
First recorded in 1770–80
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Examples from the Web for spun glass
Carol laughed, the youthful swell of her breasts against the soft, spun-glass material of her blouse.Blind Spot
The former has heavy bars, which mark the early type prior to tracery, and it has spun-glass doors.Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture
In every museum you may see specimens of a beautiful vase-like structure seemingly made of spun-glass.
On the other hand, if divided by parallel lines, so as to look more or less like spun-glass, I call it striated.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)
He stooped and raised a lock of it on his hand, marveling at its fine texture and its spun-glass appearance.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter