Definition of favrile glass in English:

favrile glass

Pronunciation /fəvˈrē ˌɡlas/ /fəvˈri ˌɡlæs/

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  • A richly colored iridescent glass, developed by L. C. Tiffany.

    • ‘A parlor, her readers learned, should contain ‘delicately upholstered furniture, the rare vase or bit of favrile glass.’’


Late 19th century formed as a trademark from the obsolete adjective fabrile ‘of a craftsman’.