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bell glass

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Definition of bell glass in English:


A bell-shaped glass cover used, especially formerly, as a cloche.
Example sentences
  • Colonial gardeners also used cloches, or bell glasses, to nurture fragile seedlings and extend the growing season.
  • Under this bell glass a fern spontaneously appeared, flourished, and eventually proved to be Doodia aspera.
  • In the reception rooms of famous physicians bronze clocks usually stand under such bell glasses.

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