glass·​ware ˈglas-ˌwer How to pronounce glassware (audio)
: articles made of glass

Examples of glassware in a Sentence

a cabinet that holds glassware
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Word History

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glassware was in 1722

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“Glassware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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glass·​ware ˈglas-ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce glassware (audio)
: articles of glass
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