glass·​work ˈglas-ˌwərk How to pronounce glasswork (audio)
: the manufacture of glass or glassware
also : glaziers' work
glassworks plural : glasshouse sense 1
glassworker noun

Examples of glasswork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bell, who went on to co-found the glasswork firm Clayton and Bell, lived at the apartment in question while Burlison occupied the property next door. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 16 May 2024 Be sure to check out Jillian Mayer’s glasswork and sculptures, Jen Clay’s funky textiles and Juana Valdes’ renowned pieces on race, gender and transnationalism. Amanda Rosa, Miami Herald, 8 May 2024 It was partially inspired Louis Comfort Tiffany’s iconic glasswork, per the outlet. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Of course, all that artisanal glasswork doesn’t come cheap. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 21 Feb. 2024 Activities that come with an extra fee (i.e., not included in the all-inclusive rate) range from a Hokkaido glasswork workshop to tours of Otaru, the nearby seaside town with a rich artistic history. Lydia Price, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2024 Earlier this week, the couple, who has been in a relationship since November 2020 as confirmed by PEOPLE, was spotted enjoying a boat ride along the famous Grand Canal before then visiting a glassworks on the island of Murano. Mackenzie Schmidt, Peoplemag, 23 Feb. 2024 Projects undertaken include the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Health Education Campus, with more than 15,000 square feet of custom glasswork. cleveland, 17 Aug. 2023 The Sandwich Glass Museum features stunning glasswork by local artisans, some dating back to the early 19th century, and even hosts hourly glassmaking presentations that help tell the story of this handicraft in the region. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 8 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of glasswork was in 1611

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“Glasswork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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