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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle.

Usage examples (36)
  • Behind the lorgnette was a large and frowning dowager, who followed up the glare with a loud "Shhh!"
  • "lorgnette" that had been handed to them was a new invention of Thomas A. Edison.
  • Aunt Rochester regarded him through her lorgnette.
  • The marchioness regarded her through her lorgnette. for more
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