Glaze (glAz), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glazed (glAzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Glazing.] [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See Glass.]


To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass.

Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and glazed with crystalline glass.


To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like.

Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears.

3. (Paint.)

To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect.


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Glaze, v. i.

To become glazed of glassy.


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Glaze, n.


The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3. Ure.

2. (Cookery)

Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.


A glazing oven. See Glost oven.


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