Definition of Glibs
1. glib [v] - See also: glib
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Literary usage of Glibs
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1. Illustrations of Irish History and Topography, Mainly of the Seventeenth by Caesar Litton Falkiner, Fynes Moryson, Josias Bodley, Luke Gernon, William Brereton, Albert Jouvin (1904)
"Yet I must likewise confess that the best part of the citizens did not then use this Irish apparel.1 1 glibs,'a thick curled bunch of hair, hanging down ..."
2. Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, ed by William Shakespeare (1861)
"Spenser mentions another species of locks worn by the native Irish in the reign of Elizabeth; these were called glibs, 'which is a thick curled bush of hair ..."
3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"... their glibs, the nailes of their fingers and toes, their dimis- or difficult to be understood. ..."
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