Venetian glass

  1. ornamental glassware of the type made at Venice, especially that from the island of Murano.

Origin of Venetian glass

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby Venetian glass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Venetian glass in a sentence

  • The splendid chandelier of Venetian glass is the sole reminder of a previous reign.

    The Old Furniture Book | N. Hudson Moore
  • To Magdalen Fay's present joy seemed like a bit of Venetian glass on the extreme edge of a cabinet at a child's elbow.

    Prisoners | Mary Cholmondeley
  • “Just so,” replied the chiffonier, tossing off his draught from an ornament of Venetian glass.

  • Over the entrance is to be the city seal, in antique and Venetian glass.

  • Around this were placed pink candles in Venetian-glass candlesticks and shaded with full frills of lace over pink.

    The Century Cook Book | Mary Ronald

British Dictionary definitions for Venetian glass

Venetian glass

  1. fine ornamental glassware made in or near Venice, esp at Murano

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