blinter

intransitive verb blin·ter \ ˈblintə(r) \

Definition of blinter

-ed/-ing/-s
1 Scottish : flicker, glimmer
  • the firelight blintered on her face
2 Scottish : blink

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Origin and Etymology of blinter

probably frequentative of obsolete Scots blent to gleam, glance, from Middle English (northern dialect) blenten, from blent, blenked past participle of blenken to deceive, swerve, gleam, glance, from Old English blencan to deceive


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