from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of looking glass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mirror made of glass on which has been placed a backing of some reflecting substance, as quicksilver.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plate of glass silvered (coated with quicksilver) on the back, so as to show images by reflection; a plane mirror of glass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's through the looking-glass we go, folks, full-tilt boogie, in one godawful tangle of apes and angels and their age-old prey. posted by Dr. Dawg at 3: 33 AM
Through football's looking-glass darkly – unless you're selling
Think of the looking-glass in Alice and Wonderland.
The wedding was not a looking-glass event, reflecting the infantilisation of a subject nation.
For surely it's only with the coming-of-old-age of the postwar babyboomers that old age has become such a looking-glass world.
Despite the traps set and the looking-glass effect, it works.
Summary: From hundreds of diplomatic cables, Afghanistan emerges as a looking-glass land where bribery, extortion and embezzlement are the norm and the honest man is a distinct outlier.
"You fool!" he cried at his image in the looking-glass.
His investigation leads him into a dangerous, looking-glass world of corporate cover-ups, government collusion and murder-and to shadowy government operative Darius Jedburgh (Ray Winstone), who has been sent in to clean up the evidence.
In backing challenges to GOP moderates, the Tea Party looks like a looking-glass version of the "netroots" progressives who backed Howard Dean in 2004 and Ned Lamont's primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman.