- glass having a red color resulting from the addition of gold, copper, or selenium to the batch.
- any glass of a dark red color.
Origin of ruby glass
First recorded in 1790–1800
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- glass that has a deep rich red colour produced from oxides of various minerals, such as lead, copper, and iron
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