stained glass

noun

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

a cathedral with beautiful stained glass windows
Recent Examples on the Web All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "'They're looking at Jesus Christ': Trump warns statue destroyers are targeting Christianity," 24 June 2020 Built in the 19th century for a wealthy family, its columns, ornate ironwork, and Tiffany stained glass both stand out and fit right in with Charleston’s lacy architecture. Sara Clemence, Travel + Leisure, "The Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental U.S.," 8 July 2020 All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "'They're looking at Jesus Christ': Trump warns statue destroyers are targeting Christianity," 24 June 2020 All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "'They're looking at Jesus Christ': Trump warns statue destroyers are targeting Christianity," 24 June 2020 Bare windows also keep original stained glass on display. Marni Elyse Katz, Better Homes & Gardens, "Coastal Colors and Boho-Inspired Accents Revive This 130-Year-Old Victorian," 23 June 2020 All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "'Gross form' of 'white supremacy': Real Justice PAC co-founder calls for removing statues of 'white Jesus'," 22 June 2020 Some restaurants are using stained glass walls and strategically placed plants to keep diners safe. Allison Gordon, CNN, "How a California gym is using plastic pods for workouts during coronavirus," 17 June 2020 The Old Monk team pillaged the shuttered Uptown bar Idle Rich for stained glass, now living on as dividers that prevent you from sneezing on people. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, "Old Monk and The Skellig reopen with ‘parklet’ seating and other updates," 11 June 2020

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First Known Use of stained glass

1791, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stained glass was in 1791

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“Stained glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stained%20glass. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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More Definitions for stained glass

stained glass

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stained glass

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

stained glass

noun

Kids Definition of stained glass

: pieces of colored glass used to make patterns in windows

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