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  • v. Present participle of glass.
  • n. An act of glassing (stabbing with broken glass).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of finishing or dressing leather by rubbing it with a slicker or glassing-jack.


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  • The best bucks often won't reach a primary food source until last light, so I begin glassing hillsides or transition areas just off the feeding field, where bucks are visible long before dark.

    Deer Guide Rick Kreuter on Scouting Trophy Bucks

  • Get set up on a Mtn. side EARLY and start "glassing".

    My uncle says that a good way to start mule deer hunting is to talk to experianced hunters.

  • And find me one left blogger that does what the right frequently does in terms of advocating violence ( 'glassing' whole countries, killing too-moderate Supreme Court judges, eliminating liberals, etc. and all that is in public -- I shudder to think what messages regarding her family this young woman received).

    Second Blogger Quits Edwards Campaign

  • Most synics would say the Gold Coast is the worst possible destination for a player that was charged for the infamous "glassing" incident. | Top Stories

  • Teenager, 19, charged over Claremont nightclub 'glassing' A MUNSTER teenager has been charged with unlawful wounding after allegedly glassing a man in the face in a Claremont nightclub. | Top Stories

  • Page 4: The wrong message is being sent by recent appeal decisions which overturned jail terms and granted more lenient sentences for "glassing" attacks n clubs and pubs, police leaders say.

    WA Business News - Latest News

  • The government estimates that "glassing" attacks cost the National Health Service roughly Top Stories

  • The government estimates that "glassing" attacks cost the National Health Service roughly 2.7 billion pounds ($4.3 billion) per year. - Local News

  • In the book, he often talks about "glassing" the land to look for animals.

    World Hum

  • Exclusive pics: Katie speaks up over Bird 'glassing' | Top Stories


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  • Thanks for adding this term to the "Ugliness" list, bilby - a shard of seriousness that might elude this list otherwise.

    February 9, 2010

  • "A Kaleen man who allegedly glassed his friend in the face after an alcohol-fuelled argument last August has been committed to stand trial in the ACT Supreme Court. Twenty-three-year-old Carl Leu is charged with recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm. The former friends had been drinking at Wests Tavern in Kaleen for five hours before the alleged attack.


    The court heard Leu approached the complainant outside the club and glassed him, leaving the victim with facial scarring. He is accused of pushing a schooner glass twice into the face of Owen Sutinen, then punching him."

    - Man to face court for allegedly glassing friend,, 6 Jan 2009.

    February 16, 2009

  • An unfortunate new term, used with the meaning 'to assault a person by ramming a (drinking) glass in their face, neck or head'. The shattering of the glass leaves the victim with nasty lacerations. This kind of thing is happening at pubs and nightclubs where drinking glasses, because they are readily at hand, are being taken up as weapons.

    February 16, 2009