Definition of Glebous

1. a. Pertaining to the glebe; turfy; cloddy; fertile; fruitful.



Definition of Glebous

1. cloddy [adj] - See also: cloddy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glebous

gleaners
gleaning
gleanings
gleans
gleave
gleaves
gleba
glebae
glebal
glebe
glebe-house
glebe-land
glebe house
glebeless
glebes
glebous (current term)
gleby
gled
glede
gledes
gledge
gledged
gledges
gledging
gleds
glee
glee club
glee clubs
gleecraft
gleed

Literary usage of Glebous

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1. The Natural History of the Mineral Kingdom: Relative to the Strata of Coal by John Williams, James Millar (1810)
"The uniform sort is called dank, and the glebous sort is called blaes, or, ... Both the uniform and the glebous soft blaes frequently con- Iain ball ..."

2. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Karl Rokitansky (1854)
"A closer inspection shows the coagula to consist of a glebous- like, fibro-glebous blastema, or of a faintly striated, membranous basement,—like the inner, ..."

3. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... and the glebous kind ... Both the uniform and glebous foft blae» frequently contain a quantity of ball ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"1. earthlike. cloddy (depreciatory), terrene (rare), glebous (rare); spec. muddy, clayey, dusty. 2. terrestrial. ear wax, n. cerumen (tech.). ease, n. ..."

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