[ glast-in, glahst- ]

  1. enclosed by glass or glass panels, as for protection or shelter: a glassed-in shower.

Origin of glassed-in

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby glassed-in Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use glassed-in in a sentence

  • Within moments, the bureau chief summoned me into his glassed-in office, and pointed for me to sit down.

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  • They went up in the passenger elevator in the main building of the plant to a sort of glassed-in roof garden.

  • Morning sunlight gleamed through a glassed-in wall, and Shandor stopped at the door, almost speechless.

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  • He saw rolls of tapestries, collections of brass camels and donkeys, and glassed-in cases of jewelry.

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  • He continued on around the room until he came to a glassed-in case that held some rare alabaster figures.

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  • It was a glassed-in room on the tail-end o' the rear coach and it must of been a pleasant place to set and watch the scenery.

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