Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GLESSER, n. Also glasser. A glass playing marble (Rs., Crm. c.1920 per Mry.2; Bnff.2, Ags.1 1935, glasser, glesser; Bnff., Abd., Per., Wgt. 1954). Cf. Glessie, n., 2. Abd. 1904 Abd. Weekly Free Press (9 April):
A collection of lovely “glassers” numbering a score or two.

[From Gless.]

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