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glent

intransitive verb \ˈglent, ˈglint\

Definition of glent

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 dialectal, British a :  to move quickly especially in an oblique direction b :  to strike something obliquely and glance aside

  2. 2 dialectal, British :  to look askance :  look sideways at something

  3. 3 dialectal, British :  gleam, flash, shine

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Origin and Etymology of glent

Middle English glenten to move quickly especially in an oblique direction, strike something obliquely and glance aside, look sideways at something, gleam, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse glettask to utter taunts, Norwegian dialect gletta to look, Swedish dialect glänta to clear up; akin to Old High German glanz bright, Russian glyadet' to look, Old English geolu yellow — more at yellow


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glent

noun \"\

Definition of glent

plural

-s

  1. 1 dialectal, British a :  a quick look b :  a quick movement

  2. 2 dialectal, British :  gleam, flash

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Origin and Etymology of glent

Middle English, from glenten


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