Depression glass

noun

: tinted glassware machine-produced during the 1930s

Word History

Etymology

Great Depression of 1929 to circa 1939

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Depression glass was in 1971

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“Depression glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Depression%20glass. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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