lorgnette

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A lorgnette.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lorgnette, from lorgner (to take a sidelong look at) (from Middle French lorgne (crosseyed)).

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lorgnette (plural lorgnettes)

  1. An opera glass with a handle.
  2. Elaborate double eyeglasses.

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