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lawr nyet

  • n  eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle

  • Edith Wharton has always been seen through a lorgnette darkly.
  • The lorgnette made what is known as a "halation"a spot of light reflected upon the camera lens and magnified.
  • Their Majesties attended their first prize fight, observed through a lorgnette by Queen Mary.

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