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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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Historical Examples

  • Windows of large houses were of opaque glass supplied by a glassmaking craft.

    Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.

    S. A. Reilly

  • In succession the same greed killed the cotton, the glovemaking, the glassmaking, and the brewing trades.

    The Glories of Ireland

    Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox

  • All these branches of glassmaking were therefore practised by the Spaniards from an early period of their history.

  • The art of glassmaking surely goes back to the morning of the world.