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Glasse

(Mrs. Hannah), a name immortalised by the reputed saying in a cookery book, “First catch your hare,” then cook it according to the directions given. This, like many other smart …

Glass

is from the Celtic glas (bluish-green), the colour produced by the woad employed by the ancient Britons in dyeing their bodies. Pliny calls it glastrum, and Cæsar vitrum. Source: Dic…

Steuben Glass

The Question: Did Baron Wilhelm Von Steuben have anything to do with the development of Steuben glass? The Answer: Not really. The Steuben Glass…

The Glass House

Director:Daniel SackheimWriter:Wesley StrickColumbia Pictures; PG-13; 101 minutesRelease:10/01Cast:Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgard Ruby (Leelee Sobieski) is a happy teenager who…

Glass Breaker

(A). A wine-bibber. To crack a bottle is to drink up its contents and throw away the empty bottle. A glass breaker is one who drinks what is in the glass, and flings the glass under the tab…

Philip Glass

Philip Glass is a New York-based composer of avant-garde music, known for an elaborately structured and repetitive style that has been ironically dubbed "minimalist." Trained on violin as a child, he…

Glass Houses

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones. When, on the union of the two crowns, London was inundated with Scotchmen, Buckingham was a chief instigator of the movement against …

Glass Slipper

(of Cinderella). A curious blunder of the translator, who has mistaken vair (sable) for verre (glass). Sable was worn only by kings and princes, so the fairy gave royal slippers to her favo…

Carter GLASS

Senate Years of Service: 1920-1946Party: DemocratGLASS, Carter, a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born in Lynchburg, Campbell County, Va., January 4, 1858; attended private and publ…

Globe of Glass

(Reynard's). To consult Reynard's globe of glass. To seek into futurity by magical or other devices. This globe of glass would reveal what was being done, no matter how far off, and would a…