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milk glass

noun
  1. an opaque white glass.
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Origin of milk glass

First recorded in 1870–75
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Historical Examples

  • A piece of milk-glass M intervenes between L and H, to temper the illumination.

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  • The background BB has a second groove to take a piece of milk-glass M.


British Dictionary definitions for milk glass

milk glass

noun
  1. opaque white glass, originally produced in imitation of Chinese porcelain
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