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pince-nez

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌpæːnsˈneɪ/ (plural pince-nez)
(especially in the past) glasses held on a person's nose by a spring rather than by pieces that fit around their ears: He wore (a pair of) pince-nez.
Translations of “pince-nez”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)夾鼻眼鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)夹鼻眼镜…
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