dressing glass

  1. a small, adjustable mirror designed to stand on a dressing table.

Origin of dressing glass

First recorded in 1705–15

Words Nearby dressing glass

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How to use dressing glass in a sentence

  • Now I found it all over my room—in my purse, in various drawers, and on the toilet-tray under my dressing-glass.

  • See him seated before his dressing-glass, a mahogany-framed sliding cheval glass with brass arms on either sides for candles.

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  • Sybil went to her dressing-glass and began to arrange her somewhat disordered hair.

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  • On entering my room I walked straight to the dressing-glass, and stood gazing at myself; ay, and with some little favour too!

  • Gerald was standing next morning in front of his dressing-glass, and referred to his pointed beard.

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