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 glaziery (audio) , ˈglā-​zē-​ə-​rē \ noun

Examples of glazier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Equally interesting: blacksmiths, Native American potters and adobe-house builders, fletchers and coopers (that's arrow- and barrel-makers), glaziers making glass from sand, cooks trying a mac and cheese recipe written in 1784. Emma Grey Ellis, WIRED, "Spiff Up Your Real-World Skills With Old Timey YouTube," 25 June 2019 James Payz, a graduate of Cardozo Education Campus, completed a pre-apprenticeship program during high school and plans to join Finishing Trades Institute as a glazier, learning to work with glass and install windows. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "‘I wasn’t just thinking about myself’: How D.C.’s Class of 2019 decided what’s next.," 23 June 2019 He was employed by Manchester Glass and Stephan's Glass as a glazier., "Robert P. Webster," 14 Apr. 2018 The window was originally completed by John Thornton, one of Britain’s greatest glaziers, between 1405 and 1408; he was paid £56 for the job. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "York Minister’s Massive Medieval Stained-Glass Window Restored to Its Former Glory," 11 Jan. 2018 The glazier then would use his new income to buy a pair of shoes, and the shoemaker would spend the money, etc. Michael Tanner, National Review, "No, Hurricanes Are Not Good for the Economy," 6 Sep. 2017 Founder Chance Hardy and his brothers, Casey Hardy and Haedon Hardy, are glaziers by training. Antonie Boessenkool, Orange County Register, "Best of Orange County 2016: Door and Window Company," 15 May 2017

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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 18 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of glazier

: a person who puts glass in window frames

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