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  • [109-2] _Glower_, a Scotch word meaning a savage stare.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6

  • Glower of Chelmsford had a patient who lived ten years on a pint of tea daily, only now or then chewing a half dozen raisins or almonds, but not swallowing them.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Laird o 'Balbletherum an' the Laird o 'Glower-ower-'em-twa respectit an' graund gentlemen.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • These weeks as well were too few, but they were flooded with a new emotion, part of which indeed came from the possibility that, through the long telescope of Glower Street, or perhaps between the pillars of the institution -- which impressive objects were what Maisie thought most made it one -- they should some day spy Sir Claude.

    What Maisie Knew

  • The institution -- there was a splendid one in a part of the town but little known to the child -- became, in the glow of such a spirit, a thrilling place, and the walk to it from the station through Glower

    What Maisie Knew

  • It reminded her of the way that once, at one of the lectures in Glower Street, something in a big jar that, amid an array of strange glasses and bad smells, had been promised as a beautiful yellow was produced as a beautiful black.

    What Maisie Knew

  • Glower through the byre, an 'see the hawkies [56] bound;

    Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Complete

  • Glower GLOW-er (verb) To look or stare with sullen annoyance or anger -- www.

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  • a lighthouse abandoned, scarred by the fierce nor'-easters, with the mutter of the waves about it below and the scream of sea-fowl above, one could scarce imagine a more desolate or forbidding human abode than fitly-named 'Glower-o'er-'em' Tower.

    Border Ghost Stories

  • "Deil a fear," said Meg; "it was auld Sim o 'Glower-ower-'em, the wizened auld hurcheon [hedgehog], that set a big thruch stane ower his first wife; and when he buried his second in the neist grave, he just turned the broad flat stone.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet


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