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cheval glass

[ shuh-val ]
/ ʃəˈvæl /
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noun
a full-length mirror mounted so that it can be tilted in a frame.
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Origin of cheval glass

1830–40; <French cheval horse, supporting framework (see chevalet)
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British Dictionary definitions for cheval glass

cheval glass
/ (ʃəˈvæl) /

noun
a full-length mirror mounted so as to swivel within a frame

Word Origin for cheval glass

C19: from French cheval support (literally: horse)
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