noun Canadian chiefly Montreal.
ice placed in a drink to cool it.
Origin of glace
< Canadian French, French:
ice; see glacé
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.
Origin of glacé
1840–50; < French, past participle of glacer to freeze, derivative of glace ice < Latin glaciēs
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British Dictionary definitions for glaces
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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Word Origin and History for glaces
"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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