Definitions

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  • adjective Made of cut glass
  • adjective informal, of an English accent posh

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Examples

  • The second story was all abt Hattie Hatpin deliberately losing her lah-di-dah toff cutglass accent so she could fit in with her fellow comrades in the Liebour party.

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  • Soulanges was gazing calmly at the women, sitting four ranks deep all round the immense ballroom, admiring this dado of diamonds, rubies, masses of gold and shining hair, of which the lustre almost outshone the blaze of waxlights, the cutglass of the chandeliers, and the gilding.

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  • Once, I made a huge trifle in a giant old cutglass punch bowl my mother-in-law left me.

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  • Once, I made a huge trifle in a giant old cutglass punch bowl my mother-in-law left me.

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  • Soulanges was gazing calmly at the women, sitting four ranks deep all round the immense ballroom, admiring this dado of diamonds, rubies, masses of gold and shining hair, of which the lustre almost outshone the blaze of waxlights, the cutglass of the chandeliers, and the gilding.

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  • He bumped into a shelf, glanced sideways, saw a cutglass fruit bowl on the shelf, picked it up and hurled it at Wolff.

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  • The scene was picturesque -- fairer than the cutglass palaces of the town.

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  • Say, there's more sides to that Pinckney than there are to a cutglass paperweight.

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  • Maria had asked a number of her girlhood friends in for luncheon, and they were to exchange reminiscences in the old house over a table laden as of yore with the massive Ballinger silver, English cutglass, and French china.

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  • If he must be bathed in rose water and fed out of a cutglass bowl,

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