dressing glass


: a small mirror set to swing in a standing frame and used at a dresser or dressing table

Word History

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dressing glass was in 1703

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“Dressing glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20glass. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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