[ glas ]
/ glæs /
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noun Canadian chiefly Montreal.
ice placed in a drink to cool it.
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Origin of glace
<Canadian French, French: ice; see glacé
Other definitions for glace (2 of 2)
[ gla-sey ]
/ glæˈseɪ /
frosted or iced, as cake.
candied, as fruits.
finished with a gloss, as kid or silk.
verb (used with object), gla·céed, gla·cé·ing.
to make glacé.
Origin of glacé
1840–50; <French, past participle of glacer to freeze, derivative of glace ice <Latin glaciēs
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How to use glace in a sentence
An empty stone hut beyond the mer de glace gave them shelter for the night.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
We walked quickly over the Mer de Glace, and in about three hours came to the difficult part.Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
I am sorry, if that was all, that Helena did not stay to hear such a charming moral compliment—Moralit la glace.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
The greatest of them is the Mer de Glace, on which every visitor must set his foot.The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
The boulder clay of Germany is supposed to have accumulated underneath this vast "mer de glace," as he calls it.The History of the European Fauna|R. F. Scharff
British Dictionary definitions for glace
/ (ˈɡlæsɪ) /
crystallized or candiedglacé cherries
covered in icing
(of leather, silk, etc) having a glossy finish
mainly US frozen or iced
verb -cés, -céing or -céed
(tr) to ice or candy (cakes, fruits, etc)
Word Origin for glacé
C19: from French glacé, literally: iced, from glacer to freeze, from glace ice, from Latin glaciēs
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