- ice placed in a drink to cool it.
Origin of glace
- frosted or iced, as cake.
- candied, as fruits.
- finished with a gloss, as kid or silk.
- to make glacé.
Origin of glacé
Examples from the Web for glaces
Historical Examples of glaces
At the extremity of the town is a handsome castle, constructed on a height, with glaces as far as the walls.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
- crystallized or candiedglacé cherries
- covered in icing
- (of leather, silk, etc) having a glossy finish
- mainly US frozen or iced
- (tr) to ice or candy (cakes, fruits, etc)
Word Origin for glacé
"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).