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cathedral glass

noun
1.
a semitransparent sheet of rolled glass having a decorative pattern.
Origin of cathedral glass
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • The estimates given on plate and cathedral glass are about as unsatisfactory as anything can be.

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  • The whole is lighted by day through windows high up, of cathedral glass in different tints, terra cotta predominating.

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  • cathedral glass, plain, $0.30 a foot; leaded, from $1 upward.

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  • It is a very pleasing thing to have the upper sash of the dining-room glazed with simple colors of cathedral glass.

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  • cathedral glass leaded may cost almost any amount in excess of a dollar per square foot.

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  • It is possible to dispense with outside shutters when cathedral glass is used in the upper sashes.

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  • cathedral glass proper for such purposes costs from twenty-five to thirty-five cents a square foot.

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  • Generally speaking, cathedral glass may be arranged in geometrical forms in sash with wood separations or muntins.

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  • The doors leading into the china-room are glazed in their upper panels with cathedral glass.

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