milk glass


Definition of milk glass

: an opaque and typically milky white glass used especially for novelty and ornamental objects

Examples of milk glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bowl was translucent like milk glass but more durable than any container before it. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "The Story of Brownie Wise, the Ingenious Marketer Behind the Tupperware Party," 11 Apr. 2018 Old drawers, dough bowls, small vases that are sitting on a shelf collecting dust or Depression-era glass pieces like milk glass serving dishes can be pretty with the contrast of greenery inside. Clare Miers, star-telegram, "'Always a talking piece': Hardy succulents encourage container creativity | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 Apr. 2018 Soft, simple green milk glass balances the hot corals and oranges in the mix, while glossy metals pop against the lush greens. House Beautiful, "This "Overgrown" Tablescape Looks Like an Enchanted Garden," 17 July 2017 Look no further than RocheStudioVintage’s milk glass collection. Anna Hezel, Bon Appetit, "The Best Shops on Etsy for Vintage Kitchenware," 10 Mar. 2017 Against walls painted Benjamin Moore's Grizzly Bear Brown, a Venetian pink milk glass chandelier looks all the more ethereal. Sarah Yang, House Beautiful, "Top Pin of the Day: A Whimsical Dining Room," 17 Dec. 2013

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First Known Use of milk glass

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Milk glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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