cut glass


Definition of cut glass

: glass ornamented with patterns cut into its surface by an abrasive wheel and polished

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Kusak Cut Glass Works is world-renowned for its hand-cut glass and crystal stemware. Ellen M. Banner, The Seattle Times, "Etched deep into Seattle’s soul, Kusak Cut Glass Works nears end," 23 Apr. 2018 The General gave me a warm smile, putting out his cigarette in the cut glass ashtray. Clara Moskowitz, Scientific American, "Quantum Leaps: Read the Winning Entry in a Physics-Inspired Fiction Contest," 30 Mar. 2018 In four figurative canvases, though, this stately march of earnest irony explodes into prismatic complication, with views of a halved and doubled cabaret figure seen as if through a cut glass chandelier. Roberta Smith, Jason Farago And Will Heinrich, New York Times, "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week," 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of cut glass

1761, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cut glass

: glass with patterns cut into its surface for decoration

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