A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
GLEAM
[adjective]
1. a flash or beam of light.
2. shining with light.
3. a dim or subdued light.
4. a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; trace.
[verb]
5. to send forth a gleam or gleams.
6. to appear suddenly and clearly like a flash of light.
Etymology: Middle English glem(e), Old English glǣm; cognate with Old High German gleimo - glowworm; akin to Old Saxon glīmo - brightness.
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GLEAM

[adjective]

1. a flash or beam of light.

2. shining with light.

3. a dim or subdued light.

4. a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; trace.

[verb]

5. to send forth a gleam or gleams.

6. to appear suddenly and clearly like a flash of light.

Etymology: Middle English glem(e), Old English glǣm; cognate with Old High German gleimo - glowworm; akin to Old Saxon glīmo - brightness.

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