lorgnette

noun
lor·gnette | \lȯrn-ˈyet \

Definition of lorgnette 

: a pair of eyeglasses or opera glasses with a handle

First Known Use of lorgnette

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lorgnette

French, from lorgner to take a sidelong look at, from Middle French, from lorgne squinting

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