glasses etymology

English word glasses comes from English glass

Detailed word origin of glasses

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
glass English (eng) (archaic, reflexive) To reflect; to mirror.. (transitive) To enclose with glass.. (transitive) To furnish with glass; to glaze.. (transitive, UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.. (video games) To bombard an area with such intensity (nuclear bomb, fusion bomb, etc) as to melt the landscape into glass.. To [...]
glasses English (eng) Spectacles, frames bearing two lenses worn in front of the eyes.