Depression glass


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Depression glass

n.
Machine-pressed, tinted glassware mass-produced during the 1920s and 1930s.

[From its being manufactured during the Depression.]

Depres′sion glass`


n.
machine-pressed, tinted glassware produced in the U.S. from the late 1920s to the 1940s.

Depression glass

An after-the-fact term coined to describe inexpensive machine-made glassware produced during the Depression years of the 1930s.
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