gleg

adjective
\ ˈgleg How to pronounce gleg (audio) \

Definition of gleg

Scotland
: marked by quickness of perception or movement

First Known Use of gleg

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gleg

Middle English, from Old Norse glǫggr clear-sighted

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“Gleg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gleg. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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