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Relating to or being thick, bold frames for eyeglasses, originally made of horn or tortoiseshell and now often of a synthetic material, such as plastic.
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|Adj.||1.||horn-rimmed - having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either; "horn-rimmed glasses"|
rimmed - having a rim or a rim of a specified kind; "do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses?"
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