pierglass

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pierglass (plural pierglasses)

  1. A tall narrow mirror, usually set between two windows, above a pier table
    • Her photograph stood before the pierglass. - "The Dead", from "Dubliners" by James Joyce (1914)
    • The candleflame and the image of the candleflame caught in the pierglass twisted and righted when he entered the hall and again when he shut the door. - from "All the Pretty Horses" by Cormac McCarthy (1992)

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