\ˈglāzd \

Definition of glazed 

1 : covered or coated with a glaze glazed pottery glazed fish glazed doughnuts

2 : covered with or as if with a glassy film glazed eyes

3 : marked by lack of expression

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Make time to check out the lobby ceiling and white-glazed terra cotta. Sarah Bahr, Indianapolis Star, "Ultimate Indiana bucket list: 50+ things to do in Indianapolis and around the state," 11 July 2018 An unusual brass thimble, ceramics, a knife and shards of a glazed tin jar were unearthed last month during an archaeological excavation at Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City, Michigan. James Rogers, Fox News, "Colonial era Michigan fort reveals its secrets," 3 July 2018 Or go with terra-cotta or a nice heavy glazed ceramic and leave them in place. Sally Mccabe,, "June 22-28: In the garden, it's time to…," 22 June 2018 The signs of heatstroke include heavy panting, glazed eyes, a rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, excessive thirst, lethargy, dizziness, lack of coordination, profuse salivation, vomiting, fever, seizures and unconsciousness. Cathy M. Rosenthal, San Antonio Express-News, "Tips to keep your pooch safe and healthy this summer," 22 June 2018 Good color, lustrous fat, solid lean, a glazed bark and good contact with the bone. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: B&D Icehouse," 15 June 2018 So Click split open a glazed doughnut, stuffed it with premium Wisconsin ice cream in classic and oddball flavors like espresso bourbon and added tear-worthy toppings like Cap'n Crunch and local apple pecan jam. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "You won't believe the doughnut ice cream sandwiches coming to Fountain Square," 6 June 2018 Walmart All retailers nationwide are giving away complimentary whole glazed donuts to customers who enter their store on Friday. Madison Roberts,, "All the Places Where You Can Get Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day," 31 May 2018 Was that Michael Jordan who just walked by? Holding a glazed chicken wing and drinking lemonade from a tiki glass that looks like a basketball hoop? Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "My 100% Hypothetical Fantasy Cookout," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of glazed

1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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