stained glass

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of stained glass

: glass colored or stained (as by fusing metallic oxides into it) for decorative applications (as in windows)

Examples of stained glass in a Sentence

  1. a cathedral with beautiful stained glass windows

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First Known Use of stained glass

1791


STAINED GLASS Defined for English Language Learners

stained glass

noun

Definition of stained glass for English Language Learners

  • : colored glass that is used to make pictures and patterns in windows


STAINED GLASS Defined for Kids

stained glass

noun

Definition of stained glass for Students

: pieces of colored glass used to make patterns in windows

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