weatherglass

noun
weath·​er·​glass | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌglas How to pronounce weatherglass (audio) \

Definition of weatherglass

: a simple instrument for showing changes in atmospheric pressure by the changing level of liquid in a spout connected with a closed reservoir broadly : barometer

First Known Use of weatherglass

1695, in the meaning defined above

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“Weatherglass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weatherglass. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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