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A richly colored iridescent glass, developed by L. C. Tiffany.
- ‘A parlor, her readers learned, should contain ‘delicately upholstered furniture, the rare vase or bit of favrile glass.’’
Late 19th century: formed as a trademark from the obsolete adjective fabrile of a craftsman.
favrile glass/fəvˈrē ˌɡlas/
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.