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stained glass Line breaks: stained glass
Pronunciation: /ˌsteɪnd ˈɡlɑːs/

Definition of stained glass in English:


[mass noun]
Coloured glass used to form decorative or pictorial designs, typically by setting contrasting pieces in a lead framework like a mosaic and used for church windows: [as modifier]: stained-glass windows
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  • In addition to his sculptural work Ghiberti designed stained-glass windows.
  • In 1955 he designed stained-glass windows for Metz Cathedral.
  • Local lords and trade guilds made great donations of riches to ornament the cathedral, most notably, its unrivalled stained-glass windows.
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