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Stained-glass window   /steɪnd-glæs wˈɪndoʊ/   Listen
Stained-glass window

A window made of stained glass.

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"Stained-glass window" Quotes from Famous Books

... them, to their own glorification, the arms of their family or their guild.[940] Winslow speaking of the east window[941] in University College, Oxford, done by Giles of York in 1687, the earliest example of a stained-glass window after the Restoration, remarks how much the art had deteriorated even in its most mechanical departments.[942] In the first quarter, however, of the eighteenth century, there was some improvement in it. Joshua Price, in the east window of St. Andrew's, Holborn, ...
— The English Church in the Eighteenth Century • Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton

... strange poem, and made you feel like a stained-glass window; it was full of incense, but it was full of something else too. ...
— The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] • Richard Le Gallienne

... up with cries of amazement; some grabbed me, but I broke away—and saw my prophet give three tremendous leaps. The first took him up the altar-steps; the second took him onto the altar; the third took him up into the stained-glass window. ...
— They Call Me Carpenter • Upton Sinclair

Words linked to "Stained-glass window" :   window

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