(||Glyp`to*the"ca) n. [NL., fr. Gr. carved + case, box.] A building or room devoted to works
(Glys"ter) n. (Med.) Same as Clyster.
(Gmel"in*ite) n. [Named after the German chemist Gmelin.] (Min.) A rhombohedral zeolitic
mineral, related in form and composition to chabazite.
(||Gna*pha"li*um) n. [Nl., from Gr. wool of the teasel.] (Bot.) A genus of composite plants
with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.
(Gnar) n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. Knar, Knur, Gnarl.] A knot
or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; written also gnarr. [Archaic]
He was . . . a thick gnarre.Chaucer.
(Gnar) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gnarred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gnarring.] [See Gnarl.] To gnarl; to snarl; to
growl; written also gnarr. [Archaic]
At them he gan to rear his bristles strong,Spenser.
And felly gnarre.
A thousand wantsTennison.
Gnarr at the heels of men.
(Gnarl) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gnarled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gnarling.] [From older gnar, prob. of
imitative origin; cf. G. knarren, knurren. D. knorren, Sw. knorra, Dan. knurre.] To growl; to snarl.
And wolves are gnarling who shall gnaw thee first.Shak.
(Gnarl), n. [See Gnar, n.] a knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted
grain, on a tree.
(Gnarled) a. Knotty; full of knots or gnarls; twisted; crossgrained.
The unwedgeable and gnarléd oak.Shak.
(Gnarl"y) a. Full of knots; knotty; twisted; crossgrained.
(Gnash) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gnashed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Gnashing.] [OE. gnasten, gnaisten,
cf. Icel. gnastan a gnashing, gnsta to gnash, Dan. knaske, Sw. gnissla, D. knarsen, G. knirschen.]
To strike together, as in anger or pain; as, to gnash the teeth.
(Gnash), v. i. To grind or strike the teeth together.
There they him laid,Milton.
Gnashing for anguish, and despite, and shame.
(Gnash"ing*ly), adv. With gnashing.
(Gnat) n. [AS. gnæt.]
1. (Zoöl.) A blood-sucking dipterous fly, of the genus Culex, undergoing a metamorphosis in water. The
females have a proboscis armed with needlelike organs for penetrating the skin of animals. These are
wanting in the males. In America they are generally called mosquitoes. See Mosquito.
2. Any fly resembling a Culex in form or habits; esp., in America, a small biting fly of the genus Simulium
and allies, as the buffalo gnat, the black fly, etc.