Definition of Gleanings

1. Noun. (plural of gleaning) (act of harvesting leftover crops) ¹



2. Noun. (pluralonly) the crops leftover from farmers' fields after they have been commercially harvested, or on fields where it is not economically profitable to harvest ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gleanings

1. gleaning [n] - See also: gleaning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gleanings

gleamer
gleamers
gleamier
gleamiest
gleaming
gleamingly
gleamings
gleams
gleamy
glean
gleanable
gleaned
gleaner
gleaners
gleaning
gleanings (current term)
gleans
gleave
gleaves
gleba
glebae
glebal
glebe
glebe-house
glebe-land
glebe house
glebeless
glebes
glebous
gleby

Literary usage of Gleanings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1902)
"(See Emerton and Waters's gleanings, p. 115.) In the will of Thomas Trotter of London (gleanings, Vol. 2, p. 1114) appears the name of John Debnam, ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"Genealogical gleanings. GENEALOGICAL gleanings, CONTRIBUTORY TO A ... [Following this will, given in the first part of these gleanings,1 occur the names of ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"GENEALOGICAL gleanings, CONTRIBUTORY TO A HISTORY OF THE FAMILY OF PENN. ... [Following this will, given in the first part of these gleanings,1 occur the ..."

4. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1846)
"MORE gleanings FOR NEW ENGLAND HISTORY. BY JAMES SAVAGE, PRESIDENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS ... THE unexpected favor with which my humble gleanings in Vol. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1835)
"X. — gleanings in Natural History. Third and last Series. To, which are added Notices of some of the Royal Parks and Residences. By EDWARD JESSE, Esq., ..."

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