lorgnette


lor·gnette

noun \lrn-ˈyet\

Definition of LORGNETTE

:  a pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses with a handle

Origin of LORGNETTE

French, from lorgner to take a sidelong look at, from Middle French, from lorgne squinting
First Known Use: 1803

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