hand glass

noun

Definition of hand glass

: a small mirror with a handle

First Known Use of hand glass

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Hand glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20glass. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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