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noun as in eyeglasses

noun as in opera glasses

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Example Sentences

They were walking down a corridor, and Miss Thangue was peering through her lorgnette at the cards on the doors.

One of the ladies advances, lorgnette in hand, and stares boldly at the prisoner.

Mrs. Slade adjusted her lorgnette, looked at the card, and appeared to hesitate for a second.

"What common looking people," said Mrs. Rhinelander, surveying the crowd aristocratically with her lorgnette.

The moment she caught my eye she dropped her "lorgnette," and hurried away, in what was clear to see was an air of confusion.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lorgnette, such as: specs, sunglasses, bifocals, cheaters, contacts, and goggles.

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