Definition of glancing blow
: a blow with less than full force that falls off to one side The falling tile struck him with a glancing blow on the head.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be in motion
: to move with speed or force
: to move or run quickly
: flower, bloom
: a forcible stroke delivered with a part of the body (as the fist) or with an instrument
: a hostile act or state : combat
: a forcible or sudden act or effort : assault
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