[glas-hous, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌhaʊs, ˈglɑs-/
noun, plural glasshouses
[glas-hou-ziz, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈglɑs-/ (Show IPA)
Chiefly British. a green-house.
British Informal. a military prison.
(Brit) a glass building, esp a greenhouse, used for growing plants in protected or controlled conditions
(obsolete, informal, mainly Brit) a military detention centre
(US) another word for glassworks
[glas-ee, glah-see] /ˈglæs i, ˈglɑ si/ noun, Marbles. 1. (def 4).
[gla-seen] /glæˈsin/ noun 1. a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc. /ɡlæˈsiːn/ noun 1. a glazed translucent paper used for book jackets
noun 1. a person’s jaw, especially that of a boxer, that is vulnerable to even a light blow. noun 1. (boxing, informal) a jaw that is excessively fragile or susceptible to punches noun phrase A boxer’s chin that cannot tolerate a hard punch (1920+ Prizefight)
adjective Having a very tender or vulnerable chin: the glass-jawed bimbo which can’t take it and dives into a clinch when shook up (1920+ Prizefight)