glassine

noun
glass·​ine | \ gla-ˈsēn How to pronounce glassine (audio) \

Definition of glassine

: a thin dense transparent or semitransparent paper highly resistant to the passage of air and grease

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Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Mure claimed four glassine bags of heroin were found in the woman’s wallet when police pulled her and O’Connell over and that marijuana was later found in her shoe at the station house. Fox News, "Congressman allegedly used position to get partner's son out of heroin bust," 2 Oct. 2018 Jako, dark-eyed glassine baby sardines, bodies ossified, taste like shattered deep-sea bacon. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "Rice Balls, Subtle and Showy Alike, at Omusubi Gonbei," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of glassine

1916, in the meaning defined above

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