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glazier

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Definition someone who cuts glass and installs windows
  • I called a glazier to replace the window.
  • "Ay, ay, he's a 'complice you can't send out o' the country," said Mr. Crabbe, the glazier, who gathered much news and groped among it dimly.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • To a glazier, for the windows of the said chamber, forty-six sols, eight deniers parisis.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • He was a great Runyonesque figure, a trickster hero, who immigrated from Poland when he was a boy and who worked most of his life as a glazier.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • —the girl, you know—hasn't she been to fetch the glazier yet?
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • The glazier offered to board up the window with plywood for the time being, and she accepted gratefully.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • The building held shops for glassblowers, joiners, potters, and glaziers.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • He saw Glazier Estabrook standing huge-armed and peaceful in the shade of a nearby tree.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • "Danged if our country down here is worth singing about like that!" continued the glazier, as the Scotchman again melodized with a dying fall, "My ain countree!"
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • With enough coin, we could buy 'prentice glassblowers and glaziers in Myr, bring them north, offer them their freedom for teaching their art to some of our recruits.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • The number of the Surf-Sand in Lauderdale had been written in a small notebook by the phone and the CB radio in the office-plumbers' numbers, carpenters, glaziers, electricians, others.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Where there should have been an army of carpenters, masons, glaziers, plasterers, and painters, I saw only empty shells of buildings, already falling into disrepair after a few weeks of neglect.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Fever, 1793
  • To lessen the rent, which was then but twenty-four pounds a year, tho' I have since known it to let for seventy, we took in Thomas Godfrey, a glazier, and his family, who were to pay a considerable part of it to us, and we to board with them.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Not the blacksmith who opened the lock; nor the glazier who mended the pane; nor the jobber who let the carriage; nor the groom who drove it; nor the butcher who provided the leg of mutton; nor the coals which roasted it; nor the cook who basted it; nor the servants who ate it: and this I am given to understand is not unfrequently the way in which people live elegantly on nothing a year.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • "In judging of that tempestuous wind called Euroclydon," says an old writer—of whose works I possess the only copy extant—"it maketh a marvellous difference, whether thou lookest out at it from a glass window where the frost is all on the outside, or whether thou observest it from that sashless window, where the frost is on both sides, and of which the wight Death is the only glazier."
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • ...the question, not having any distinct image of the pedlar as without ear-rings, immediately had an image of him with ear-rings, larger or smaller, as the case might be; and the image was presently taken for a vivid recollection, so that the glazier's wife, a well-intentioned woman, not given to lying, and whose house was among the cleanest in the village, was ready to declare, as sure as ever she meant to take the sacrament the very next Christmas that was ever coming, that she had...
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • "If they come to lawing, and it's all true as folks say, there's more to be looked to nor money," said the glazier.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • "But he won't keep his money, by what I can make out," said the glazier.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • At his elbow: Glazier Estabrook.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • Glazier's got the six hardheads in tow.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels

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