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Plural form of spectacle.
(plural only, formal) A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face.
He felt the tears trickle under his spectacles and hoped they would not be noticed.
Convex spectacles were invented towards the end of the 13th century.
Pierre looked at her over his spectacles.
I imitated this action, even wearing his spectacles, thinking they might help solve the mystery.
The spectacles most admired by all classes are the tints of the foliage in autumn andthegloryof flowering trees in the spring.
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