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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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