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opera glasses

noun
1.
a small, low-power pair of binoculars for use at plays, concerts, and the like.
Also, opera glass.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40
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British Dictionary definitions for opera glasses

opera glasses

plural noun
1.
small low-powered binoculars used by audiences in theatres and opera houses
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