spectacle-glass love

spectacle-glass

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Glass suited for making spectacles; optical glass.
  • n. A lens of the kind or form used in spectacles.
  • n. A field-glass; a telescope.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Uncle Henry looked at her attentively as she talked, eyeing her sidewise over the top of one spectacle-glass.

    Understood Betsy

  • Uncle Henry looked at her, eyeing her sidewise over the top of one spectacle-glass.

    Understood Betsy

  • Uncle Henry looked at her, eying her sidewise over the top of one spectacle-glass.

    Understood Betsy

  • Uncle Henry looked at her, eying her sidewise over the top of one spectacle-glass Frontispiece

    Understood Betsy

  • "That's right," said Mrs. Simmons, with a happy tear under each spectacle-glass.

    Romance of California Life

  • Germans do call a spectacle-glass (or pair of spectacles) a Brill.

    Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

  • "This man and his hearers," said the angel, "possess the true spectacle-glass, to see the things which pertain to their peace, but they lack now in their old age, a very essential matter which is called perfect love.

    The Sleeping Bard or, Visions of the World, Death, and Hell

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