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the quantity a glass will hold

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a small refracting telescope

an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride

a mirror

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glassware collectively

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furnish with glass

scan (game in the forest) with binoculars

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enclose with glass

put in a glass container

become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance

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References in classic literature ?
At last he softly pushed his plate away, set his glass directly in front of him, held on to it with his left hand, and proceeded to pour with his right.
Tom sprang for a glass of water and offered it, but Wilson shrank shuddering from him and said:
My brother," pursued the barber, "was so much absorbed in his dreams that he actually did give a kick with his foot, which unluckily hit the basket of glass.
The following day he started in the same way; the horse trod on the glass as if it had been level earth, and sparks of fire flew from its hoofs.
Then he lowered his glass and exchanged a few words with his lieutenant.
said Caderousse, emptying his glass, "here's to his health
Colonel Killigrew all this time had been trolling forth a jolly bottle song, and ringing his glass in symphony with the chorus, while his eyes wandered toward the buxom figure of the Widow Wycherly.
Beyond these things, there is no furniture, if we except an Argand lamp, with a plain crimson-tinted ground glass shade, which depends from He lofty vaulted ceiling by a single slender gold chain, and throws a tranquil but magical radiance over all.
This phase completed, he proceeded to arrange in order the component parts of some large instruments, formed mostly of glass.
They were quarrelling--about money, I think--for I heard James say again and again, `That's right, Mr Glass,' or `No, Mr Glass,' and then, `Two or three, Mr Glass.
But the queen, now that she thought Snowdrop was dead, believed that she must be the handsomest lady in the land; and she went to her glass and said:
My good friend, it is the very glass in which the king is used to look to see himself.
There will be many toasts, it's time to begin," he whispered, and taking up his glass, he rose.
Here and there were groups of houses that seemed made of clear glass, because they sparkled so brightly.
The eyes were two large emeralds, but aside from these colors all the rest of the animal was clear glass, and it had a spun- glass tail that was really beautiful.