glass·​work | \ ˈglas-ˌwərk How to pronounce glasswork (audio) \

Definition of glasswork

1a : the manufacture of glass or glassware also : glaziers' work
b glassworks plural : glasshouse sense 1
2 : glassware

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Other Words from glasswork

glassworker \ ˈglas-​ˌwər-​kər How to pronounce glasswork (audio) \ noun

Examples of glasswork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paintings, glasswork, ceramic sculptures, masks and countless other pieces fill every room. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 27 May 2021 After several redecorations, including one that filled the house with Louis Comfort Tiffany glasswork, the next big moment came during Theodore Roosevelt’s administration. Diana Budds, Curbed, 2 Feb. 2021 More than 40 artists will participate with media ranging from pottery to metalwork and from painting to glasswork. Phil Marty,, 11 Oct. 2019 The southwest corner features glasswork depicting two fairies dropping change into a parking meter as well as the Fairy Mobile. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Jan. 2020 There are works in photography, drawing, metal and glassworks, pyrography ,and mixed media. Denise Coffey,, 11 Nov. 2019 That kind of philosophical self-reflection is as much a part of the show as is the pain and joy of creating glasswork. Marc Silver, Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2019 On the Reading Patio are glassworks by Ryan Clark and Scott Beale. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 July 2019 In addition to photography, works on display include paintings, sculpture, pottery, printmaking, woodwork, glasswork and jewelry. Dennis Sullivan, Daily Southtown, 9 June 2019

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First Known Use of glasswork

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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2 Jun 2021

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“Glasswork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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