from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Twilight; gloaming.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The gloaming.
- To grow dark: as, it begins to gloam.
- 2. To be sullen; gloom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The twilight; gloaming.
- intransitive verb To begin to grow dark; to grow dusky.
- intransitive verb obsolete To be sullen or morose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the time of day immediately following sunset
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
"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."
To everything around the place, an 'in the twilight gloam
But when a thunder storm comes up, Ma sits an 'shivers in the gloam
Ungathered toys; our hearth-light cut the gloam; 10
Sounded as some far strife through the star-haunted gloam.