Definition of “glass sth in/over” - English Dictionary

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“glass sth in/over” in British English

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glass sth in/over

phrasal verb with glass uk /ɡlɑːs/ us /ɡlæs/ verb

to use glass to fill the open spaces in something or to cover something:

We glassed in the porch to make a small conservatory.
The manuscripts are now glassed over, to prevent them from being damaged.

(Definition of “glass sth in/over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)