Globe amaranth(Bot.), a plant of the genus Gomphrena bearing round heads of variously colored flowers, which long retain color when gathered.Globe animalcule, a small, globular, locomotive organism once throught to be an animal, afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic algæ.Globe of compression(Mil.), a kind of mine producing a wide crater; — called also overcharged mine. Globe daisy(Bot.), a plant or flower of the genus Globularing, common in Europe. The flowers are minute and form globular heads.Globe sight, a form of front sight placed on target rifles. Globe slater(Zoöl.), an isopod crustacean of the genus Spheroma.Globe thistle(Bot.), a thistlelike plant with the flowers in large globular heads (Cynara Scolymus); also, certain species of the

(Glit"ter*and) a. Glittering. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Glit"ter*ing*ly), adv. In a glittering manner.

(Gloam) v. i. [See Gloom, Glum.]

1. To begin to grow dark; to grow dusky.

2. To be sullen or morose. [Obs.]

(Gloam), n. The twilight; gloaming. [R.] Keats.

(Gloam"ing), n. [See Gloom.]

1. Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening. [Scot. & North of Eng., and in poetry.] Hogg.

2. Sullenness; melancholy. [Obs.] J. Still.

(Gloar) v. i. [OD. gloeren, glueren, gluyeren. Cf. Glower.] To squint; to stare. [Obs.]

(Gloat) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gloated; p. pr. & vb. n. Gloating.] [Akin to Icel. glotta to smile scornfully, G. glotzen to gloat.] To look steadfastly; to gaze earnestly; — usually in a bad sense, to gaze with malignant satisfaction, passionate desire, lust, or avarice.

In vengeance gloating on another's pain.

(Glo"bard) n. [OE. globerde, from glow.] A glowworm. [>Obs.] Holland.

(Glo"bate Glo"ba*ted) a. [L. globatus, p. p. of globare to make into a ball, fr. globus ball.] Having the form of a globe; spherical.

(Globe) n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.]

1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.

2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.

3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; — usually preceded by the definite article. Locke.

4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; — called also artificial globe.

5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; — a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.

Him round
A globe of fiery seraphim inclosed.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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