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cheval glass

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cheval glass

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cheval glass (es)
  1. A long mirror, mounted on a swivel in a frame, allowing it to be tilted.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 609:
      Next to the cheval-glass, Kit noticed a pale dressing-gown, of all-but-insubstantial chiffon

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