glisk

noun
\ˈglisk\
plural -s

Definition of glisk 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : glimpse

2 chiefly Scottish : gleam

3 chiefly Scottish : a brief moment : instant

glisk

verb
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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of glisk (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to glance at : look at cursorily

intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to get a glimpse

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