glass·​ware | \ ˈglas-ˌwer How to pronounce glassware (audio) \

Definition of glassware

: articles made of glass

Examples of glassware in a Sentence

a cabinet that holds glassware
Recent Examples on the Web Floating shelves are great for storing glassware, dishes, and curio, Blazek says. Jennifer Tzeses, Good Housekeeping, 5 Oct. 2021 Pastel glassware, gold accents, and homemade macarons add to the sweet display. Lacey Howard And Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Oct. 2021 Tablescapes are layered with block-print tablecloths, colored glassware, and OKA’s signature blue-and-white Kraak china. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 10 Sep. 2021 Those cooks who want to showcase their Christmas dinner with a beautiful table will find tablecloths, napkins, sets of china, chargers, glassware and lovely figurines and knickknacks to add to centerpieces. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2021 Back then, having a picnic was no easy feat: Furniture, dishes, glassware and supplies had to be carted out to the countryside in wagons. Erica Pearson, Star Tribune, 27 July 2021 Part of creating a more visually appealing drink includes choosing complementary glassware to not only the cocktail but also to the rest of your table setting. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 6 July 2021 For the most part, the top essential items include high-quality towels, hangers, coffee mugs, high-quality table settings, and high-caliber glassware. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 23 June 2021 Vendors will have crafts for sale plus vintage items and antiques from different periods such as glassware and military items. John Benson, cleveland, 1 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of glassware

1722, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glassware was in 1722

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11 Oct 2021

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“Glassware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of glassware

: things made of glass


glass·​ware | \ ˈglas-wer How to pronounce glassware (audio) \

Kids Definition of glassware

: articles made of glass


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