Definition of Glisk

1. a glimpse [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Glisk

gliosarcoma
glioses
gliosis
gliosis uteri
gliosome
gliotic
gliotoxin
gliotransmission
glipizide
glipzide
gliquidone
glires
gliricidia
glirid
glirids
glisk (current term)
glisks
gliss
glissade
glissaded
glissader
glissaders
glissades
glissading
glissandi
glissando
glissandoes
glissandos
glissette
glissettes

Literary usage of Glisk

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

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"[< glisk, £.] 1. A glance or gleam of light. [Scotch.] ' The flock, thickly scattered over the heath, arose, and turned to the ..."

2. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, David Henry Montgomery (1894)
"... if we do not meet as friends in Scotland, it will be your ain fault." Depone : bear witness. glisk : glimpse. Fause-face: mask. 0' the twa : of the two. ..."

3. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"... glint, glim, glyme, glee or gly, are all analogous in other local dialects. HAD glisk. To glitter. « How the stars glisk! ..."

4. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"It glisk'd lahk a piece o' glass.' Wb. Gl. Gloaming, sb. The transitionary state between light and darkness at evening ; twilight. ..."

5. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"To glisk, to glisten. " It glisk'd like a piece of glass." GLOAMING, the gleam between light and darkness, twilight. ..."

6. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"GLIFF—A transient view of any thing. glisk—A glimpse of light. A little light flung suddenly on a dark object. Gliff is the short view; ..."

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