cathedral glass


noun
  1. a semitransparent sheet of rolled glass having a decorative pattern.

Origin of cathedral glass

1
First recorded in 1840–50

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How to use cathedral glass in a sentence

  • cathedral glass, plain, $0.30 a foot; leaded, from $1 upward.

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  • It is possible to dispense with outside shutters when cathedral glass is used in the upper sashes.

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  • It is a very pleasing thing to have the upper sash of the dining-room glazed with simple colors of cathedral glass.

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  • The doors leading into the china-room are glazed in their upper panels with cathedral glass.

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  • cathedral glass proper for such purposes costs from twenty-five to thirty-five cents a square foot.

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