Half-glasses



[haf-glas-iz, hahf-glah-siz] /ˈhæfˌglæs ɪz, ˈhɑfˌglɑ sɪz/

noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
a pair of eyeglasses, often shaped like the lower half of regular eyeglasses, containing lenses to aid in reading and not suitable for distance vision.

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