cheval glass

noun
che·​val glass | \ shə-ˈval- How to pronounce cheval glass (audio) \

Definition of cheval glass

: a full-length mirror in a frame in which it may be tilted

First Known Use of cheval glass

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cheval glass

French cheval horse, support

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“Cheval glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheval%20glass. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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