: marked by quickness of perception or movement

Word History


Middle English, from Old Norse glǫggr clear-sighted

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gleg was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Gleg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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