Definitions

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

  • n. The manufacture of glassware or glass.
  • n. The cutting and fitting of glass panes; glaziery.
  • n. See glassware.
  • n. An establishment where glass is manufactured. Also called glasshouse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Work, such as art, made from glass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Manufacture of glass; articles or ornamentation made of glass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The manufacture of articles of glass, glass for windows, and the like.
  • n. The objects produced in a glass-factory, especially vessels and utensils made of glass.
  • n. In card-games, cheating with the aid of a glass or reflector, usually concealed in some article on the table, by means of which the sharper can read the cards he deals to his adversary.

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

  • n. an article of tableware made of glass

Etymologies

glass +‎ work (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So I'm getting more and more excited about the idea of spinning off a side business in glasswork.

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  • Tiffany's ecclesiastical glasswork clearly has unique elements that make it distinct from its mediaeval and Victorian precursors -- though there is yet a clear continuity with them as well.

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  • Keeping our focus still on glasswork, I would now like to briefly turn your attention to the work of two others who operate within the modern context, but in a much different style from that of Tiffany.

    The Other Modern: Glass of Max Läuger and Otto Wagner

  • Whatever scarce light came in from the church windows, painted glasswork reflections on his face.

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  • (Soundbite of song, "White Sky") VAMPIRE WEEKEND: (Singing) The nation business, a modern piece of glasswork down on the corner that you walk each day in passing.

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  • (Soundbite of song, "White Sky") Mr. KOENIG: (Singing) An ancient business, a modern piece of glasswork, down on the corner that you walk each day in passing ...

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  • ALEXANDRIA ART MARKET Del Ray Artisans presents local work, including photography, glasswork, painting and pottery. 10 a. m.-4 p.m. First Saturday of every month through Nov. 6.

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  • You also have stained glasswork in your house that either he or his father gave you.

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  • This squat piece of glasswork with a bright gold patina over its dark olive color had been buried upside down in a small hole.

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  • Or this art deco glasswork coupled with Asian carvings on another commerical enterpriseOr this on a public building in a busy street

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