Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the two prominences at the posterior extremity of the frog of a horse's foot.
  • v. To look gloomy, morose, or sullen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Gloom.
  • n. One of the two prominences at the posterior extremity of the frog of the horse's foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Middle English forms of gloom or glum.
  • n. A bottom of thread.
  • n. In botany, same as glomerule, 2 .
  • n. One of the branches or rounded portions of the frog of a horse's foot, on either side of the cleft.

Etymologies

Latin glomus a ball. Compare globe. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is therefore a secret glome or bottom of our days; it was his wisdom to determine them, but his perpetual and waking providence that fulfils and accomplishes them; wherein the spirits, ourselves, and all the creatures of God in a secret and disputed way do execute His will.

    Sir Thomas Browne and his 'Religio Medici' an Appreciation

  • And then they'd they still end up with nothing. enoughalready1: If this happened here people would have to sue to glome 34 minutes ago 11:28 PM This is good news, although I have to wonder if there's some highly compensate ¬≠d elected government official over there apologizin¬≠g to the Utility Company for the way the government is coercing them to pay money to victims, while radio talk show pundits blather on and on about how the left in Japan wants to paint this as a disaster when it's not that bad... oh wait, this is Japan, they are civilized people.

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  • That these delights are thus opposed to each other, does not at all appear: the reason why it does not appear is, because the delight of the love of evil in externals assumes a semblance of the delight of the love of good; but in internals the delight of the love of evil consists of mere concupiscences of evil, evil itself being the conglobated mass (or glome) of those concupiscences: whereas the delight of the love of good consists of innumerable affections of good, good itself being the co-united bundle of those affections.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • This bundle and that glome are felt by man only as one delight; and as the delight of evil in externals assumes a semblance of the delight of good, as we have said, therefore also the delight of adultery assumes a semblance of the delight of marriage; but after death, when everyone lays aside externals, and the internals are laid bare, then it manifestly appears, that the evil of adultery is a glome of the concupiscences of evil, and the good of marriage is a bundle of the affections of good: thus that they are entirely opposed to each other.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • glome: Considering how much the Al Qaeda movement made life worse

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