field glasses

field glass

Usually, field glasses. binoculars for use out of doors.

1885–90 Unabridged
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field glass
1.  a small telescope often incorporating a prism and held in one hand
2.  a former name for field glasses

field glasses
pl n
another name for binoculars Former name: field glasses

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