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  • adj. Having a gloss.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of gloss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, having a smooth and silky luster reflecting a color different from that of the surface on which it appears to be : as, glossed with white or blue. Such appearances are generally due to exceedingly minute hairs or points on the surface.

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