from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sticky, bluish-gray subsurface layer of clay found in some waterlogged soils.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To squint; to look obliquely; to overlook things.
- adv. Asquint; askance; obliquely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shine; glance.
- To look obliquely or askance; squint.
- n. A squint or sidelong glance.
- Awry; asquint.
Russian dialectal gleĭ, clay.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1920s, from Ukrainian глей (hlej, "clayey soil"), from Proto-Slavic *glĭjĭ, from *gli-jo-. Cognate of clay. (Wiktionary)