Lorgnette

A lorgnette is a pair of spectacles with a handle, used to hold them in place, rather than fitting over the ears. It is derived from the French lorgner, to take a sidelong look at, and Middle French, from lorgne, squinting. They were invented by an Englishman named George Adams. The lorgnette was usually used as a piece of jewelry, rather than to ...
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Lorgnette

• (n.) elaborate double eyeglasses. • (n.) An opera glass
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lorgnette

noun eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
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Lorgnette

Lor`gnette' noun [ French] An opera glass ; plural elaborate double eyeglasses.
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lorgnette

Eyeglasses for occasional use, held in front of the eyes by a handle.
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lorgnette

eyeglasses with a handle
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lorgnette

[n] - eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
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