from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Frowning; sulky; sullen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To frown; look sour; be in a dogged humor.
- n. A sudden angry look or glance; a look implying dislike, disdain, anger, displeasure, or prohibition; a frown.
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Sae speaking, he sped rath frae the bield, and was sune lost i 'the glunch shadows o' the mirk night.
He went bye with a waff of wind in his plaiding, and his haunch-man as he passed at a discreet distance got the double share of jibe and glunch from the mariners.
` ` But what's the use o 'looking sae glum and glunch about a pickle banes?
Not to be outdone, his neighbors could be grouty and grump, glunch, grunch until they were worn out with gruntling.
"But what's the use o 'looking sae glum and glunch about a pickle banes?
“But what’s the use o’ looking sae glum and glunch about a pickle banes? — an ye will hae the truth, ye maun ken the minister came in, worthy man — sair distressed he was, nae doubt, about your precarious situation, as he ca’d it (for ye ken how weel he’s gifted wi’ words), and here he wad bide till he could hear wi’ certainty how the matter was likely to gang wi’ ye