“Glass” occurs only as a food word – a drinking vessel in The Hobbit except as a compound word “looking-glass“. The looking-glass is absent and, indeed, all the glasses in the book are too fragile to leave the safety of Chapter 1.
- 01.058 and glasses and plates and spoons
- 01.060 the plates and glasses.
- 01.064 Chip the glasses and crack the plates!
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