glass englannista suomeksi
tulla poissaolevaksi, lasittua
The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
(RQ:Besant Ivory Gate)
- At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.(..)In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
1599, (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 1, J.M. Dent & Co., 1904, p. 67,https://archive.org/details/oldfortunatuspla00dekkuoft
- (..) for what lady can abide to love a spruce silken-face courtier, that stands every morning two or three hours learning how to look by his glass, how to speak by his glass, how to sigh by his glass, how to court his mistress by his glass? I would wish him no other plague, but to have a mistress as brittle as glass.
1912, ''The Encyclopædia of Sport & Games''
- Haviers, or stags which have been gelded when young, have no horns, as is well known, and in the early part of the stalking season, when seen through a glass, might be mistaken for hummels (..)
A barrier made of solid, transparent material.
(quote-book)|chapter=Bagpipe Music|passage=The glass is falling hour by hour, the glass will fall forever / But if you break the bloody glass you won’t hold up the weather.
- Were my Wiues Liuer / Infected (as her life) ſhe would not liue / The running of one Glaſſe.
Lenses, considered collectively.
To fit with glass; to glaze.
To enclose in glass.
(RQ:Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost)
- I made the Tryal upon a flat piece of purely White Glass'd Earth
(clipping of). To fit, cover, fill, or build, with fibreglass-reinforced resin composite (fiberglass).
To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
1987, John Godber, ''Bouncers'' page 19:
- JUDD. Any trouble last night?
- LES. Usual. Couple of punks got glassed.
2002, Geoff Doherty, ''A Promoter's Tale'' page 72:
- I often mused on what the politicians or authorities would say if they could see for themselves the horrendous consequences of someone who’d been glassed, or viciously assaulted.
2003, Mark Sturdy, ''Pulp'' page 139:
- One night he was in this nightclub in Sheffield and he got glassed by this bloke who’d been just let out of prison that day.
2012, ''Halo: First Strike,'' page 190:
- “The Covenant don’t ‘miss’ anything when they glass a planet,” the Master Chief replied.
To view through an optical instrument such as binoculars.
- Happy to glass themselves in so brilliant a mirror.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
To make glassy.
To become glassy.
2012, Keith Duggan, ''Cliffs Of Insanity: A Winter On Ireland's Big Waves'' (page 32)
- Bourez had timed it perfectly: a wind that was forecast for the morning began to stir just after his arrival and the sea glassed off for a brief period before the waves grew bigger and bigger.
a (l) (q)
''et glass vin - a glass of wine''
a small container, such as a (l) or (l)