horn-rimmed

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  1. (of eyeglasses) Having the frames made from horn or tortoiseshell or a material that resembles it, and characterized by their bold appearance on the wearer's face, in contrast to metal frames, which appear less pronounced.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      A little bald-headed man with huge horn-rimmed spectacles, and a very handsome and athletic youth in a blue lounge-suit completed the group.