Definition of Glasshouses

1. Noun. (plural of glasshouse) ¹



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Definition of Glasshouses

1. glasshouse [n] - See also: glasshouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glasshouses

glassed-in
glassen
glasser
glassers
glasses
glasses case
glassesful
glasseye
glasseyes
glassfishes
glassformer
glassformers
glassful
glassfuls
glasshouse
glasshouses (current term)
glassie
glassier
glassies
glassiest
glassification
glassify
glassily
glassine
glassines
glassiness
glassinesses
glassing
glassings
glassless

Literary usage of Glasshouses

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"glasshouses FOR VEGETABLE CROPS By LR Tafl For many years gardeners made use of cold- frames and hotbeds for the starting of vegetable plants in the spring, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Ventilation by Morrill Wyman (1846)
"Steam-planing Mills, glasshouses, &c. — Dr. Reid's Definition of Smoke. — Enumeration of its Constituents. IN the chapter on respiration, we have pointed ..."

3. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"The glasshouses, however, •which formerly existed are now laid aside ; and the pottery is also very trifling. The TRADE AND MANUFACTURES of Nottingham have ..."

4. The Scientific Works of C. William Siemens ...: A Collection of Papers and by Sir Charles William Siemens (1889)
"ON A REGENERATIVE GAS FURNACE, AS APPLIED TO glasshouses, PUDDLING, HEATING, ETC. BY MR. C. WILLIAM SIEMENS.* THE arrangement of furnaces about to be ..."

5. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1899)
"glasshouses in or on a market garden are " buildings " in the ordinary legal meaning of the word and must be rated as such, and are not to be treated as ..."

6. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1900)
"The Court of Appeal held that land covered with glasshouses for the purpose of its cultivation was, though used solely as a market garden, " a building or ..."

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