Sandwich glass

noun

Definition of Sandwich glass

: blown, molded, or pressed glass made by the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company between 1825 and 1886 and now widely collected especially in some of its lacy pressed forms

History and Etymology for Sandwich glass

from Sandwich, Massachusetts

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“Sandwich glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sandwich%20glass. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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