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

  • n. See fiberglass.
  • n. Fine blown glass having delicate threading or filigree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. glass drawn into a thread while liquid.


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  • He was too tall and too bulky for the tiny postmistress's tiny kitchen, which was cluttered with embroidered tray cloths and knickknacks made of cheap china or spun glass she had bought at fairs.

    Maigret's Rival


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