glas

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English.

  1. a glass, a spy-glass, field glasses, a thermometer
    givim glas = to take one’s temperature with a thermometer; to signal with a mirror
    glas bilong ai = eyeglasses, spectacles
    glas bilong lam = a lamp chimney
    glas bilong lukluk = a mirror, a looking-glass
    glas bilong swim = diving goggles
    grileglas = frosted glass

  1. to signal with a mirror, to observe with a spy-glass
    mipela i glas long ol = we signaled them with a mirror; we flashed signals to them; we watched them through field glasses

  1. to skin dive, using goggles
    go glas long gam = to go skin diving for baylor shells


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