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glass·mak·er

 (glăs′mā′kər)
n.
One that makes glass.

glass′mak′ing n.

glass•mak•ing

(ˈglæsˌmeɪ kɪŋ, ˈglɑs-)

n.
the art of making glass or glassware.
[1810–20]
glass′mak`er, n.
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In the 19th century, coal mining, alkaline production and glassmaking led to a boom, and South Shields' population increased from 12,000 in 1801 to 75,000 by the 1860s.
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He then introduced America to the centuries-old European concept of glassmaking, where a group of skilled artisans work together to create a piece of intricate art.
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