(Gle*noid"al) a. (Anat.) Glenoid.
(Glent) n. & v. See Glint.
(Gleu*com"e*ter) n. [Gr. must + -meter: cf. F. gleucomètre.] An instrument for measuring
the specific gravity and ascertaining the quantity of sugar contained in must.
(Glew) n. See Glue. [Obs.]
(Gley) v. i. [OE. gli&yoghen, glien, gleien, to shine, to squint; cf. Icel. glja to glitter.] To squint; to
look obliquely; to overlook things. [Scot.] Jamieson.
(Gley) adv. Asquint; askance; obliquely.
(Gli"a*din) n. [Gr. glue: cf. F. gliadine.] (Chem.) Vegetable glue or gelatin; glutin. It is one of
the constituents of wheat gluten, and is a tough, amorphous substance, which resembles animal glue or
(Glib) a. [Compar. Glibber ; superl. Glibbest ] [Prob. fr. D. glibberen, glippen, to slide, glibberig,
glipperig, glib, slippery.]
1. Smooth; slippery; as, ice is glib. [Obs.]
2. Speaking or spoken smoothly and with flippant rapidity; fluent; voluble; as, a glib tongue; a glib speech.
I want that glib and oily art,Shak.
To speak and purpose not.
Syn. Slippery; smooth; fluent; voluble; flippant.
(Glib), v. t. To make glib. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Glib), n. [Ir. & Gael. glib a lock of hair.] A thick lock of hair, hanging over the eyes. [Obs.]
The Irish have, from the Scythians, mantles and long glibs, which is a thick curied bush of hair hanging
down over their eyes, and monstrously disguising them.Spenser.
Their wild costume of the glib and mantle.Southey.
(Glib), v. t. [Cf. O. & Prov. E. lib to castrate, geld, Prov. Dan. live, LG. & OD. lubben.] To
castrate; to geld; to emasculate. [Obs.] Shak.
1. Slippery; changeable. [Obs.]
My love is glibbery; there is no hold on't.Marston.
2. Moving easily; nimble; voluble. [Obs.]
Thy lubrical and glibbery muse.B. Jonson.
(Glib"ly), adv. In a glib manner; as, to speak glibly.
(Glib"ness), n. The quality of being glib.
(Glicke) n. [Cf. Gleek, n., 2, and Ir. & Gael. glic wise, cunning, crafty.] An ogling look. [Obs.]