from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A maker of glass.


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  • The glass-maker has engaged Rothschild Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers to advise on the deal, according to a person familiar with the acquisition plan, who didn't want to be named.

    Hindusthan Glass to Buy Foreign Co.

  • The glass-maker's management is expecting a valuation of six to 10 times its operating profit or earnings before interest, depreciation, tax and amortization for the share sale, which was 2.70 billion rupees in 2011, down 15% from the previous year.

    Glass-Container Maker Wants to Sell 15% Stake

  • But a restructuring plan from bankrupt glass-maker Vitro S.A.B. should make potential buyers beware: When a business fails in Mexico, the creditor isn't king.

    Apocalypto for Bondholders?

  • That was not in the least surprising; Laine was known to cut a shrewd bargain herself, quite as well as glass-maker Harrod's wife.

    Elephant in the City

  • The Lutters were no longer the ones making the decisions for Errold's Grove - oh, they thought they were, but the real work was done by the Village Council, and two representatives from that body were the new glass-maker, Harrod Dobbs, and Barda of the Fellowship.

    Elephant in the City

  • In association with AFG Industries, a subsidiary of Japan's Asahi Glass Company, Vitro, Mexico's leading glass-maker, has opened a plant in Mexicali (Baja California) manufacturing float glass.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report January 2004

  • The glass-maker Vitro, based in the northern city of Monterrey, has joined forces with AFG Industries, a subsidiary of Japan's Asahi Glass Company, to begin manufacturing float glass in Mexico.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report November 2002

  • The French glass-maker, Saint-Gobain, is investing 100 million dollars in a new flat-glass production line in Mexico.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report July 2005

  • The tool, the manufacture of which presented the most difficulty, was the pipe of the glass-maker, an iron tube, five or six feet long, which collects on one end the material in a state of fusion.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Once a boy, the son of a great Bohemian glass-maker, who was older than the rest of us, and had been sent out of his country because of a love affair, beat a boy for me because we were ‘both foreigners’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

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