Definition of pier glass in English:
A large mirror, used originally to fill wall space between windows.
- Frances ‘was seated before her dressing table looking at her white face in the pier glass when she heard one scream of pure pain, quickly muffled by a heavy hand’.
- The great expense of glass made the overmantel looking glass a particular object of luxury because it incorporated more glass plates than a traditional pier glass.
- The rest of the furniture included a commode, two small pairs of open china cabinets, eight fretwork armchairs, four side chairs, and a pier glass.
Definition of pier glass in:
- US English dictionary
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