cut glass


noun

glass ornamented or shaped by cutting or grinding with abrasive wheels.

Origin of cut glass

First recorded in 1835–45

Related forms

cut-glass, adjective
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cut glass


noun

  1. glass, esp bowls, vases, etc, decorated by facet-cutting or grinding
  2. (as modifier)a cut-glass vase
(modifier) (of an accent) upper-class; refined
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