firing glass


a drinking glass of the 18th century having a conical, rounded body on a thick stem and a heavy spreading foot.

Nearby words

  1. firework,
  2. fireworks,
  3. fireworm,
  4. firie,
  5. firing,
  6. firing line,
  7. firing line, on the,
  8. firing order,
  9. firing party,
  10. firing pin

Origin of firing glass

First recorded in 1900–05

Also called hammering glass. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019