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.
waxy, glistening, shimmering, radiant, dazzling, sparkling, glowing, gleaming, incandescent, polished, luminous, shiny, glorious, splendid, burnished, silky, unsafe, icy, unstable, wet
Origin of glacé
1840–50; < French, past participle of glacer to freeze, derivative of glace ice < Latin glaciēs
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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"having a smooth, polished surface," 1847, from French glacé, past participle of glacer "to ice, give a gloss to," from Vulgar Latin *glaciare "to turn or make into ice," from Latin glacies "ice" (see glacial).
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