gla·​zier | \ ˈglā-zhər How to pronounce glazier (audio) , -zē-ər \

Definition of glazier

: one who sets glass

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glaziery \ ˈglā-​zh(ə-​)rē How to pronounce glazier (audio) , ˈglā-​zē-​ə-​rē \ noun

Examples of glazier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The young artist grew up working for his family’s business as a house painter and glazier. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Smithsonian Curator Reflects on Joe Biden’s ‘Poignant’ Inaugural Painting," 22 Jan. 2021 Another option is a 2-in-1 glazier tool ($5.98 at Home Depot). Washington Post, "When old windows need new glazing around the panes," 5 Oct. 2020 The money the glazier gets would have gone to another purchase that the boy’s father presumably valued more than replacing the shopkeeper’s window. WSJ, "Biden Will Turn Fracking Jobs to Green Ones," 31 Aug. 2020 The father of two, the husband, the glazier with his whole life ahead of him easily could be in the neighboring cell. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "He was once sentenced to 98 years behind bars. Now Rene Lima-Marin is forging a new path," 23 Feb. 2020 For Bruce Forstrom, a retired journeyman glazier and snowbird from Minnesota, there was no other option for him and his wife than to volunteer. John D'anna, azcentral, "At food bank, volunteers put themselves on the line between virus and hunger," 16 Apr. 2020 Hopkins, a prolific anthologist who died last year, pulls together the story of a construction site through simple poems about its workers: the backhoe operator, the dump truck drivers, the glaziers and electricians. Gregory Cowles, New York Times, "From Haiku to Spoken Word, Picture Books That Bring Poetry to Kids," 10 Apr. 2020 One such person is Denzel Buie, a 25-year-old glazier living in Philadelphia with his fiance and his three-year-old daughter. Jeff Green, Fortune, "How millennials are being set back by back-to-back global crises," 11 Apr. 2020 My ancestors were petty tradesmen, yeoman farmers, bookbinders, glaziers, suspenders-makers, some of them (but not all of them) Jews, the kind of people more apt to play the part of the trampled than the trampler. Jacob Mikanowski, Harper's magazine, "The Call of the Drums," 21 July 2019

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First Known Use of glazier

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Glazier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of glazier

: a person who puts glass in window frames

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