Definition of lead crystal in English:

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lead crystal

noun

Another term for lead glass.
Example sentences
  • The first was Ravencroft's formula for lead crystal, or ‘flint glass’, which was far more robust and lustrous than continental equivalents.
  • Vera's good china came out of storage, along with the lead crystal.
  • ‘Modern’ British glassmaking had evolved gradually since George Ravenscroft and his assistant, John Baptista da Costa, had perfected the formula for ‘flint glass’, or lead crystal, in 1676.
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