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pier glass

n.
A tall mirror, especially one placed between windows.

pier glass

n
(Furniture) a tall narrow mirror, usually one of a pair or set, designed to hang on the wall between windows, usually above a pier table

pier′ glass`


n.
a tall, often full-length mirror intended to be set between windows.
[1695–1705]
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Noun1.pier glass - a large mirror between two windowspier glass - a large mirror between two windows  
mirror - polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
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Away from the bedroom look out for pier glasses, tall, narrow mirrors popular in the early 1700s and intended to stand above pier tables - they were positioned between the windows of a drawing room.
Pair of late George II gilt wood Chippendale pier glasses (mirrors).
He was responsible for carving and gilding the ornaments of chimney and pier glasses and table frames in the five rooms of the state apartments on the first floor.