glim

noun
\ ˈglim How to pronounce glim (audio) \

Definition of glim

: something that furnishes light (such as a lantern or candle) also : illumination given off by such a source

First Known Use of glim

circa 1700, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glim

perhaps short for glimmer entry 2

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“Glim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glim. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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