Glamour gift, Glamour might, the gift or power of producing a glamour. The former is used figuratively, of the gift of fascination peculiar to women.

It had much of glamour might
To make a lady seem a knight.
Sir W. Scott.

(Glam"ou*rie) n. Glamour. [Scot.]

(Glance) n. [Akin to D. glans luster, brightness, G. glanz, Sw. glans, D. glands brightness, glimpse. Cf. Gleen, Glint, Glitter, and Glance a mineral.]

(Glair), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glaired ; p. pr. & vb. n. Glairing.] To smear with the white of an egg.

(Glaire) n. See Glair.

(Glair"e*ous) a. Glairy; covered with glair.

(Glair"in) n. A glairy viscous substance, which forms on the surface of certain mineral waters, or covers the sides of their inclosures; — called also baregin.

(Glair"y) a. Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent; slimy. Wiseman.

(Glaive) n. [F. glaive, L. gladius; prob. akin to E. claymore. Cf. Gladiator.]

1. A weapon formerly used, consisting of a large blade fixed on the end of a pole, whose edge was on the outside curve; also, a light lance with a long sharp- pointed head. Wilhelm.

2. A sword; — used poetically and loosely.

The glaive which he did wield.

(||Gla"ma) n. [NL.; cf. Gr. L. gramiae, Gr. blear-eyed.] (Med.) A copious gummy secretion of the humor of the eyelids, in consequence of some disorder; blearedness; lippitude.

(Gla"mour) n. [Scot. glamour, glamer; cf. Icel. glámeggdr one who is troubled with the glaucoma ; or Icel. glam-syni weakness of sight, glamour; glamr name of the moon, also of a ghost + syni sight, akin to E. see. Perh., however, a corruption of E. gramarye.]

1. A charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.

2. Witchcraft; magic; a spell. Tennyson.

3. A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.

The air filled with a strange, pale glamour that seemed to lie over the broad valley.
W. Black.

4. Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified.

5. A quality of a person which allures and fascinates, usually by good looks and a charming manner; — of people; as, the glamour of John F. Kennedy..

6. An attractive quality which provides excitement, adventure, the thrill of unusual activity, or the potential to become famous; — of activities; as, the glamour of movie stardom.

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