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gliff

transitive verb \ˈglif\

Definition of gliff

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  frighten

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Origin and Etymology of gliff

Middle English gliffen to look quickly, glance


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gliff

noun \"\

Definition of gliff

plural

-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish a :  glimpse b :  a faint trace :  suggestion

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  a sudden fright :  scare

  3. 3 chiefly Scottish :  a brief moment :  instant

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Origin and Etymology of gliff

English dialect (northern) gliff, verb, to look quickly, glance, from Middle English gliffen


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