glore

intransitive verb

ˈglō(ə)r
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England
: to look fixedly : stare

Word History

Etymology

Middle English gloren, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse eldsglōr glow of fire, Icelandic glōra to stare, gleam, Norwegian glore to gleam, glitter, Swedish dialect glora to shine faintly; akin to Middle Dutch gloren to gleam, Greek chlōros greenish yellow

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“Glore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glore. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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