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A Gleam was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who set a Hollywood Park Racetrack record with five straight stakes races in 1952.
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by Cornelia Nixon
Like ”the flash of fangs” and angels' swords and the "glimmer" of the mystery of life, a gleam is a transient light from a natural source, different from the electric glare of the arc light. It reveals things not observable under the arc light of the ...
by Adrian Room
gleam/glow/glimmer/glint A gleam is a faint or intermittent show of light: 'There was a gleam from under the door.' A glow is a warm, steady and usually reddish show of light: 'The bushes were clearly visible in the glow from the bonfire,' 'There ...
The writer's and student's assistant: or, A compendious dictionary, rendering the more common words and phrases in the English language into the more elegant or scholastic (1838)
by John Henry Brady
A gleam is properly the commencement of light, or that portion of opening light which interrupts previous darkness. A glimmer is an unsteady gleam. R«y and beam are portions of light which emanate from some luminous body ; the former from ...
glimt, a gleam, glimpse, flash, would unite glint with gleam instead of glitter. The truth seems to be that the words signifying shining are derived from a ...
Entick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)
by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)
a gleam, a ray. Gleam'y, a... fiashing, shooting sudden light, bright. Glean, v.a. to gather the remains, pick up, select. Glean, s. a collection made slowly and laboriously. Gleaner, s. one who gleans, one who selects. Glean'ing, s. the act of ...
by Frederick Poynder
A quick view, a gleam of light Glance, v. a. To shoot suddenly [denly Glance, v. n. To shine, fly off obliquely, view sud- Glan'cingly, adv. Suddenly, transiently Gland, s. A soft fleshy organ in the bodies of animals Glan'dered, a. Affected with ...
by John Platts
A gleam of dawning light ...
by David Booth
A Gleam (adjective Gleamy) is a flash of light shining through darkness. A state between light and darkness (as in twilight) is Gloom. The Scotch Twilight is termed Gloaming; which, being of longer duration than in more southern latitudes , and ...
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