What does the word lorgnette mean?

Usage examples for lorgnette

  1. She sat down and bent her smart lorgnette upon the menu- card. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  2. Lady Drummond again lifted the lorgnette that hung at her belt and stared at Mary through it. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  3. " There are two tents," said Aunt Caroline lowering her lorgnette. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay