gloam

noun
\ ˈglōm How to pronounce gloam (audio) \

Definition of gloam

archaic

First Known Use of gloam

circa 1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gloam

Scots gloam to become twilight, back-formation from gloaming

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The first known use of gloam was circa 1821

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“Gloam.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gloam. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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