from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic Twilight; gloaming.
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- n. gloaming, twilight
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The twilight; gloaming.
- intransitive v. To begin to grow dark; to grow dusky.
- intransitive v. To be sullen or morose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To grow dark: as, it begins to gloam.
- 2. To be sullen; gloom.
- n. The gloaming.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the time of day immediately following sunset
"gloam" is the word from the crossword puzzle that we couldn't figure out! so we made up the word g'voam instead.
Sitting up on one of the lion sculptures, alone in the dusky gloam, Rovender Kitt stared out at the skies as the top of the sun sank below the inky landscape.
The bullet from nowhere, the theody in the gloam, the silent stones: a true mystery and its answer are one.
In the gloam, her teeth shone as green as grass, and her ancient monkey head was surmounted by a souffle of a cap.
In the gloam, I made a search for such but found none.
And now President Ford, eager for the historic, enters the mist-heavy gloam of "foreign policy."
Ungathered toys; our hearth-light cut the gloam; 10
To everything around the place, an 'in the twilight gloam
But when a thunder storm comes up, Ma sits an 'shivers in the gloam
Sounded as some far strife through the star-haunted gloam.
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