opera glasses

opera glasses

noun
a small, low-power pair of binoculars for use at plays, concerts, and the like.
Also, opera glass.


Origin:
1730–40

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opera glasses
 
pl n
small low-powered binoculars used by audiences in theatres and opera houses

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