Definition of Glowfly
1. a firefly [n -FLIES] - See also: firefly
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Literary usage of Glowfly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Account of the Cruise of the St. George on the North American and West by Dennys, Nicholas Belfield (1862)
"... to •which I shall give the English name of glowfly."—Gosse's Naturalist in Jamaica, p. 102. JIGGERS. ..."
2. The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association, for the Use of by American Railway Association (1906)
"Gloving. Guarantee to be as represented 22. . Glowed Guarantee will be given 23 . . glowfly has been released upon guarantee of 24. ..."
3. Manual of Style for Use of Copy Editors, Proof Readers, Operators, and by United States Government Printing Office (1908)
"... glass-crab, eye, -faced, -gazing, house, -rope, -snail, -snake, -sponge, ware, weed, work, wort, globo-cumulus. glowfly, lamp, ..."