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stained-glass ceiling

stained-glass ceiling
 n.— «The Rev. Barbara Williams Riddle knows all about the stained-glass ceiling the psychological barrier that keeps women from the pulpit of large, upscale congregations.» —“The stained-glass ceiling” by Mark I. Pinsky in Orlando, Florida Times Union (Albany, New York) Mar. 9, 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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