opera glasses

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Synonyms for opera glasses

an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes

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Her discussion of the codes of conduct in loges relating to matters of dress and the employment of opera glasses makes particularly interesting reading.
From the mid to late-1800s right through to the present day, opera glasses were considered luxury items and collectable.
Seen as if through opera glasses or a camera lens, the closely cropped canvas is his first full-scale treatment of a dance performance.
But tickets are being snapped up and Mr Ireson said: "When we say that all our front row seats have been sold out, some of the ladies buying tickets further back have been asking for opera glasses.
In an elegant apartment nearby, she remembers being mesmerized for hours by her late grandmother's vanity, covered in mauve silk and filled with jeweled mirrors and opera glasses.
People brought binoculars and opera glasses to get a better look.
Props included opera glasses, Groucho Marx nose glasses, and jewelry.
In a tone that is decidedly mock-epical, the speaker describes the bon vivant at a concert as he strides down the aisle to his seat in row A and majestically pulls out his opera glasses amid the laughter of the crowd.
We offer 15 good reasons for dusting off the backpack, opera glasses, and water wings.
The painting was reported stolen by its owner on September 29 along with a metal safe which contained seven gold watches, three pairs of gold opera glasses and 20 cufflinks, estimated to worth around e1/4162,000 in total.
A set of opera glasses, which might spark memories for some visitors to the exhibition, is also on display, along with examples of the new theatre seating and the old.
When you grow weary of the smutty Smiths, you can always dump the whisky glass and pick up that handy pair of opera glasses, instead.
An exhibition of memorabilia - including a pair of opera glasses pinched on the theatre's opening night and returned more than a century later - is on show in the foyer.