[glast-in, glahst-]


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

Origin of glassed-in

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of glassed-in

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

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    I Killed Sunny von Bulow

    Suzy Welch

    December 9, 2008

Historical Examples of glassed-in

  • It was at the rear, behind an oak railing in a glassed-in area.


    Emile Zola

  • There were glassed-in windows in its sides, and there was a door.

  • In one end of it was a large stone fireplace, on either side of which were glassed-in book shelves.


    Grace May North

  • Its glassed-in crow's nest has been the city's watch tower for a century and more.

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    Winthrop Packard

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

    Bear Trap

    Alan Edward Nourse