from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a smooth, glazed or glossy surface, such as certain silks or leathers.
  • adj. Coated with a sugar glaze; candied.
  • transitive v. To glaze.
  • transitive v. To candy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having a glossy surface
  • adj. coated with sugar; candied or crystallised

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Smoothly coated with icing or crystals of sugar; iced; glazed; -- said of fruits, sweetmeats, cake, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Iced; glossed; glossy; lustrous: as, glacé fruit; glacé silk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar


French, from past participle of glacer, to glaze, freeze, from Old French, to freeze, from Latin glaciāre; see glaciate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French from glacer, to glaze or freeze (Wiktionary)


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