glassworks

[glas-wurks, glahs-]

Origin of glassworks

1620–30; glass + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)

glasswork

[glas-wurk, glahs-]
noun
  1. the manufacture of glass and glassware.
  2. articles of glass collectively; glassware.
  3. the fitting of glass; glazing.

Origin of glasswork

First recorded in 1605–15; glass + work
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glassworks

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) a factory for the moulding of glass

glasswork

noun
  1. the production of glassware
  2. the fitting of glass
  3. articles of glass
Derived Formsglass-worker, noun
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