Toilet glass


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Toilet glass a looking-glass for a toilet table or for a dressing room.
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In literature:

She seems to have put aside the miniature, and is standing again before the toilet-glass.
"The House of the Seven Gables" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
He took the scissors from the toilet-table where they lay before the looking-glass and cut the cords by which Ella was secured.
"The Bittermeads Mystery" by E. R. Punshon
On the top of the chest are a looking-glass, some toilet articles, and bottles of medicine.
"The Golden House" by Charles Dudley Warner
His toilet completed, he gave a satisfied glance in the glass, and then followed the man of war sedately down stairs.
"Lady of the Barge and Others, Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
The great looking-glass and toilet of beaten massive gold were given by the Queen Mother.
"Illustrated History of Furniture" by Frederick Litchfield
Miss Euphrasia got up and walked over to her toilet-glass.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
She smiled, and bringing a toilet glass, held it before me.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
His own eyes reverted to his reflection in the toilet-glass.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
She jumped out of bed and examined herself critically in the toilet-glass; tried to picture the effect of fairness.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
As I saw my face in the glass when I stopped to arrange my disordered toilet before entering Bologna, I started back.
"L'Arrabiata and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse

In poetry:

Once again consult your toilet,
In the glass your face review;
So much weeping soon will spoil it,
And no spring your charms renew.
"A Receipt To Cure The Vapours" by Mary Wortley Montagu

In news:

On a bleak, bitter-cold morning six weeks ago, Carol Shepard entered her office at the St Louis Metropolitan Police Department headquarters and greeted fellow workers with news that she'd dropped her reading glasses in the toilet.
And in some glass-walled bathrooms, like those at the Standard Downtown in LA, it's possible to see your guy on the toilet (and vice versa).