Origin of stained glass
Related formsstained-glass, adjective
Examples from the Web for stained glass
The cars had plush green upholstery and stained-glass windows and were faster and cheaper than a horse-and-buggy.
They filed out beneath the stained-glass windows depicting the patron saint of beekeepers and candle makers.As 2014 Began, a Fateful Path to a Catholic Priest’s Murder|Michael Daly|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rich colors—like something removed from a stained-glass window—were vivid and magnetic.Ode to Joy: Dolce, Versace and Bottega in Milan for Spring 2013|Robin Givhan|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Only the stone tracery-bars, for there was no stained-glass to spoil them.Stained Glass Work|C. W. Whall
Without the brightening light of the stained-glass windows, our churches would be sad.Rodin: The Man and his Art|Judith Cladel
I didn't feel it, any more'n I felt like a stained-glass saint in a church window.The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford
This is found represented amongst other places, on a stained-glass window of the Cathedral of Chartres.
The stained-glass windows of the sanctuary and side aisles are most attractive.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)|William Henry Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for stained glass
- glass that has been coloured in any of various ways, as by fusing with a film of metallic oxide or burning pigment into the surface, used esp for church windows
- (as modifier)a stained-glass window