pressed glass



molded glass that has been shaped or given its pattern, while molten, by the action of a plunger thrust into the mold.

Origin of pressed glass

First recorded in 1865–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pressed glass

  • From time to time he bought different kinds of preserves sold in pressed-glass goblets and jugs of various sizes.

    Geoffrey Hampstead|Thomas Stinson Jarvis