- an opaque white glass.
Origin of milk glass
First recorded in 1870–75
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A piece of milk-glass M intervenes between L and H, to temper the illumination.
The background BB has a second groove to take a piece of milk-glass M.
- opaque white glass, originally produced in imitation of Chinese porcelain
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