Here is a large pile of spectacles, a spidery mass of rusted wire-frames and dusty lenses.
On my first day in divorce court the judge peered at me over her spectacles and strongly recommended I stop being so stubborn.
Of course, other recent royal pageants and spectacles have been something of a mixed bag, economically speaking.
And suicide is just one of the many shocking 4chan spectacles, which range from bullying to stripping to killing pets on camera.
These spectacles are planned with aching attention to detail.
Mrs. Gorham glanced up over her spectacles at the circle of faces around the sitting-room table.
Now I was provided with the book, I could not read for want of spectacles.
"I don't know nothin' about it," pleaded the old man, as he looked over his spectacles at the stern parent.
Bonnet, false front, and spectacles were tossed in a tumultuous pile.
Her grandfather threw down his newspaper and laid aside his spectacles.
mid-14c., "specially prepared or arranged display," from Old French spectacle, from Latin spectaculum "a show, spectacle," from spectare "to view, watch," frequentative form of specere "to look at," from PIE *spek- "to observe" (see scope (n.1)).
spectacles spec·ta·cles (spěk'tə-kəlz)