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Waterford glass

fine cut or gilded glass made in Waterford, Ireland, having a slight blue cast due to the presence of cobalt.
Origin of Waterford glass
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Some copies of an almost emerald green have changed hands in good faith as Waterford glass.

    Old Irish Glass Graydon Stannus
  • The electric light glowed and sparkled from a lustre chandelier of Waterford glass.

    The Hall and the Grange Archibald Marshall

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