Amelung glass

noun
Am·e·lung glass | \ˈaməliŋ-, -ləŋ-\

Definition of Amelung glass 

: a rare late 18th century American glassware often similar to fine engraved Stiegel glass

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First Known Use of Amelung glass

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amelung glass

after John F. Amelung, flourished 1784 American glass manufacturer

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