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[gleyzd] /gleɪzd/
having a surface covered with a glaze; lustrous; smooth; glassy.
fitted or set with glass.
having a fixed, dazed, or lifeless expression.
Origin of glazed
First recorded in 1520-30; glaze + -ed2
Related forms
multiglazed, adjective
nonglazed, adjective
self-glazed, adjective
semiglazed, adjective
unglazed, adjective
3. glassy, dull, dim, expressionless. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was a gable on one side in which was a circular opening to serve as window, and it was unglazed.

    Pabo, The Priest Sabine Baring-Gould
  • He saw also that these walls were unglazed, raw; they had never been melted.

    Two Thousand Miles Below Charles Willard Diffin
  • The decorations used by the Indian women were of the type common to unglazed wares.

    The Potter's Craft Charles F. Binns
  • Directly over his head was a window, unglazed and wooden barred.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • That is, it was unglazed, simply baked clay; lustrous or semi-glazed and enamelled having a harder surface.

    Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle
  • It was unglazed, and doubtless gave light to a granary or store room.

    Bonnie Prince Charlie G. A. Henty
  • Pure white or cream-tinted paper, unglazed but smooth in surface, should be used for wedding invitations.

    Book of Etiquette Lillian Eichler
  • The unglazed windows were fitted with solid wooden shutters.

  • The windows were unglazed, but rough shutters cut from packing boxes were provided.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
  • Drop by spoonfuls on unglazed paper and bake in moderate oven 30 minutes.

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