a mirror made of glass with a metallic or amalgam backing.
the glass used in a mirror.
anything used as a mirror, as highly polished metal or a reflecting surface.
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How to use looking glass in a sentence
The through-the-looking-glass trope used in Purple Rose of Cairo and a couple of other Allen films again.Woody Allen’s Best & Worst Movies: ‘Annie Hall’ ‘Match Point’ & More (Video) | Malcolm Jones | July 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just before you pass through the looking glass, you are looking at your own reflection.
The looking glass effect is routine for many travelers returning from a distant place.
The looking glass exists for everyone who travels back from violent places of the earth.
This is a perfect window into the through-the-looking-glass world of blasphemy-ban advocates.
"Go on talking," returned Eveline, who was standing before the looking-glass washing the paint off her face.Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
A candle stood in an empty soda-water bottle on each side of the looking-glass, and there was no other light.Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
I'm off of the Pennsy myself, and I'm ashamed to look in the looking-glass since I came out here.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
It would be more like your fate to fall down cellar and break the looking-glass and set yourself on fire.Mildred's Inheritance | Annie Fellows Johnston
I'd love to try my fate walking down cellar backwards with a looking-glass in one hand and a candle in the other.Mildred's Inheritance | Annie Fellows Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for looking glass
a mirror, esp a ladies' dressing mirror
with normal or familiar circumstances reversed; topsy-turvy: a looking-glass world
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