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bottle glass

glass of a deep green or amber color.
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bottle-glass, adjective Unabridged
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  • It was guarded by a wall about eight feet high, the top of which bristled with bottle-glass.

    The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne
  • At that moment more water came into the gutter; it streamed over the edges and washed the bit of bottle-glass away.

    The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
  • Around, the floor was composed of solid dark green obsidian, as hard and transparent and sharp as bottle-glass.

    The White Man's Foot Grant Allen
  • She opened a door with bottle-glass panels, real old bottle-glass worth its weight in minted silver, and shewed Phyl into a room.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • But it was a bit of bottle-glass, and because it sparkled the Darning-needle spoke to it, and gave herself out as a breast-pin.

    The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
  • The depth of that hole was full twenty-five feet; the sides were as smooth as bottle-glass; dusk was turning into dark.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • Before closing, we may allude to the repeated failure of permanently establishing window- and bottle-glass works in this vicinity.

British Dictionary definitions for bottle-glass

bottle glass

glass used for making bottles, consisting of a silicate of sodium, calcium, and aluminium
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