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Definition of the noun gleeman

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noun - plural: gleemen

  1. [historical] A professional singer, bard, or other entertainer.

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Google previewAn Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1882)

Based on the Manuscript Collections of the Late Joseph Bosworth ... by Joseph Bosworth

A glee-man, musician, minstrel, jester, player, buffoon ; musicus, cantor, joculator, histrio, scurra, mimus, pantomimus : — Leób wses asungen, gleó- mannes gyd the lay was sung, the gleeman s song, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

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Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

GLEEMAN–GLIMMER. —w.a. to make sport of; to gibe; to spend time idly.— Obsolete. GLEEMAN, gle'man, s. Obsolete. GLEEN, gleen, v. n. (glan, Welsh.) To shine; to glisten.—Obsolete. Bend stubborn steel, and harden gleening armour, Acknowledge Vulcan's aid.— Prior. GLEEsome, gle'sum, a. Merry; joyous. GLEET , gleet, s. (from glidan, to glide, Sax.) The transparent mucous discharge in gonorrhoea; the flux of a thin humour from the urethra;-v. n. to flow in a thin limpid humour; ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

stemma dilemma emme \em\ see em1 emmer \еm-ar\ emmer, hemmer, stemmer, tremor condemner, contemner emming \em-irj\ see eming emmy \em-ë\ Emmy, gemmy, jemmy, phlegmy, semi, stemmy emn \em\ see em1 emner \em-ar\ see emmer emnity \em-nat-ë\ indemnity, solemnity emo \em-ö\ demo, memo emon1 \ë-man\ demon, freeman, Freeman, gleeman, Piman, seaman, semen Lake Leman, pentstemon, Philemon cacodemon, Lacedaemon emon2 \em-an\ Bremen, leman, ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

small, subordinate, superficial, trivial, unimportant minor cut: nick minor god or inferior deity: demigod minor in age: adolescent, child, dependent, infant, juvenile , nonage, teenager, underage, youth minor league: bush league minor mistake: lapse minor planet: asteroid minority: adolescence, group, immaturity, nonage, youth minority group gradually adopting ways of prevailing culture: assimilation minstrel: bard, entertainer, gleeman, harper, jongleur, musician, performance, player, ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

Camellia lobelia seguidilla concealment congealment repealment revealment ` genteelness lealness eel-skin seal-skin prelude freely mealy seely Steely wheely enthymema epichirema philosophema schema terza-rima ulema blastemal haemal female able-seaman freeman gleeman leman merchant-seaman seaman schemeful (see-mful) extremely ‚ (see-mly, р. 406) agreement decreement disagreement beamer blasphemer daydreamcr dreamer femur lemur reamer redeemer ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Literary Terms (1998)

by Amrita Sharma

A jongleur was similar to a gleeman or a minstrel. These were distinguished from troubadours or trouveres, who were writers but not performers.

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

The minstrel was the descendant of the scop, the gleeman, and the jongleur (qq.v.). Minstrels flourished especially in the 13th and 14th 0., but there were many fewer after the invention of printing. They sang old, traditional stories like the chansons de gestes (q.v.), short epics and folk ballads.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

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Scrabble value of G2L1E1E1M3A1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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