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look·ing glass

(lo͝ok′ĭng)
n.
See mirror.

looking glass

n
a mirror, esp a ladies' dressing mirror
adj
with normal or familiar circumstances reversed; topsy-turvy: a looking-glass world.
[sense 2 in allusion to Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass]

look′ing glass`


n.
1. a mirror.
2. the glass used in a mirror.
[1526]

look′ing-glass`


adj.
having the normal elements or circumstances reversed; topsy-turvy: a looking-glass world.
[alluding to the reversed world in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.looking glass - a mirrorlooking glass - a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
mirror - polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
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References in classic literature ?
On Natasha's table stood two looking glasses which Dunyasha had prepared beforehand.
said Natasha, rising and going to the looking glasses.
Natasha lit the candles, one on each side of one of the looking glasses, and sat down.