Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shine; glisten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To glisten; to gleam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To glisten; to gleam.

Etymologies

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Compare glance, glint.

Examples

  • But (taxpayer) seems to be able to gleen those assumptions from a mere post stating that protecting a past VP is a decent thing to do.

    Cheney's Secret Service protection extended

  • Words that sound funny after you say them repeatedly (ex. “tampons,” “smorgasbord,” “gleen”) and what they start to sound like (gleen=the word for fornication in the language of Sleestacks).

    Intersomnolence

  • Words that sound funny after you say them repeatedly (ex. “tampons,” “smorgasbord,” “gleen”) and what they start to sound like (gleen=the word for fornication in the language of Sleestacks).

    Intersomnolence

  • And then you gleen a whole new laundry-lists of flaws and lessons.

    Our Books, Warts and All at SF Novelists

  • He came out explicitly to gleen information on Normie!

    Norman Kutz

  • If the US wants to keep GITMO open, we should release those now held there and place our own PNAC leaders, gleen out those that are gullible and innocent and process the remaining for their crimes agains umanity beginning with the high treason and mass murder ofSeptember 11, 2001.

    Do the Fake Bin Laden Videos Prove he is Dead?

  • I appreciate Professor Sadker's comment about "reinforcing the stereotype" by chosing single-sex education, but feel that the breadth of education you can gleen from ss education will enable you to see past any so-called stereotypes, to squelch them.

    Virginia school separates students by gender

  • I don't hold that the members of the present Conservative Party are much different to those of 20 years ago, but looking over this recent discourse I gleen an admission that the Party's nature is dictated by what is acceptable to, what the tabloids might call, 'The Guardianistas'.

    A Fire Raging in Islington

  • Also, I agree with BWK dijo, I have to say that the great teachers I know are easily able to gleen some great ideas from the book.

    Teach like your Hair is on Fire (copy)

  • Krazny – I think you might gleen from your doorstop that WWII was a four year war for the US and the insurgency problem was AFTER the surrender.

    Think Progress » Rumsfeld Promises To Defeat The Taliban After Claiming In 2002 It Was Defeated

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