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[glas-mey-king, glahs-]
  1. the art of makingglass or glassware.
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Origin of glassmaking

First recorded in 1810–20; glass + making
Related formsglass·mak·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for glass-maker

Historical Examples of glass-maker

  • Oh, it was a grand thing to be a glass-maker in those days, señor!

    The Story of Glass

    Sara Ware Bassett

  • Isaac Chilton, a glass-maker, may have been brother or cousin of James.

  • It was not because she was only a glass-maker's daughter, brought up in Murano.


    F. Marion Crawford

  • His reputation as a glass-maker would be made in half an hour.


    F. Marion Crawford

  • He speaks only once of a Jew glass-maker, a woollen- and a silk-weaver.

British Dictionary definitions for glass-maker


  1. a person who makes glass or glass objects
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Derived Formsglass-making, noun
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