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GLEÓ-GAMEN - GNÆT

gleó-gamen, -gomen, es; n. Glee-pleasure, merriment, sport; jocus, ludus jocularis. v. gleó, gamen.

gleó-hleóþriend a glee-sounder, musician, minstrel. v. gliw-hleó-þriend.

gleó-mæ-acute;den a glee-maiden. v. gliew-méden.

gleó-man, glí-man, glii-man, gliig-man, glig-man, -mann, es; m. A glee-man, musician, minstrel, jester, player, buffoon; musicus, cantor, joculator, histrio, scurra, mimus, pantomimus :-- Leóþ wæs asungen, gleómannes gyd the lay was sung, the gleeman's song, Beo. Th. 2324; B. 1160. Wera gehwylcum wíslícu word gerísaþ, gleómen gied to every man wise words are fitting, song to the gleeman, Exon. 91 b; Th. 344, 1; Gn. Ex. 167: 87 a; Th. 326, 29; Wíd. 136. Gligman mimus, jocista, scurra, pantomimus, Ælfc. Gl. 61; Som. 68, 59, 60; Wrt. Voc. 39, 42, 43. Gligman mimus vel scurra, 73, 69: sophista, parasitus, Hpt. Gl. 406, 483, 504: seductor, Gl. Prud. Gif preóst glíman wurþe if a priest become a gleeman, L. N. P. L. 41; Th. ii. 296, 11. Monige welige menn fédaþ yfle gliigmen [gliimen, Cot. MS.] nonnulli divites nutriunt histriones, Past. 44, 6; Swt. 327, 7; Hat. MS. See Turner's History of the Anglo-Saxons, Bk. 7, c. 7.

gleomu, e; f. Splendour :-- Gleoma gefrætwed splendidly adorned, Exon. 124 b; Th. 478, 1; Ruin. 34.

gleó-, gliw-stæf, es; m. Joy :-- Gliwstafum joyously, Exon. 77 a; Th. 289, 22; Wand. 52. [Cf. other compounds with stæf, e.g. æ-acute;r-, sár-stæf.]

gleow, gleó, gliw, glig, es; n. GLEE, joy, music, musical accompaniment of a song, mirth, jesting, sport; gaudium, musica, facetiæ, mimus, ludibrium :-- Ðæ-acute;r wæs gidd and gleó there was song and glee [music], Beo. Th. 4216; B. 2105. And gegaderade, gleowe sungon, on ðæra manna midle geongra, on tympanis, togenum strengum conjuncti psallentibus, in medio juvenum tympanistriarum, Ps. Th. 67, 24: Cot. 84. v. Grm. D. M, 854. [O. Nrs. glý; n. lætitia, gaudium.] v. gliw, glig.

gleowian, gliowian, gliwian, glywian; p. ode; pp. od To play on an instrument, sing, joke, jest, act the gleeman or buffoon; fidicinare, jocari, scurrari, scurram agere :-- Ðá ongan se wísdóm gliowian then wisdom began to sing, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 6. Ðæt æ-acute;nig preóst ne gliwige that no priest act the gleeman, L. Edg. C. 58; Th. ii. 256, 16. He sumu þing ætgædere mid him sprecende and gleowiende wæs ðe ðæ-acute;r æ-acute;r inne wæ-acute;ron cum ibidem positi aliqua, una cum eis qui ibidem ante inerant, loquerentur ac jocarentur, Bd. 4, 24; S. 598, 34. Mádena glywiendra juvencularum tympanistriarum, Ps. Spl. 67, 27. [Laym. gleowien to chant, play: A. R. gleowede was merry.]

gleów-líce. v. gleáw-líce.

gleó-, glió-word, es; n. A musical strain, a song, Bt. Met. Fox 7, 3; Met. 7, 2.

gleow-stól, es; m. A glee-stool, seat of joy; lætitiæ sedes vel sella :-- Ðone gleowstól [MS. gleáw- prudens, gnarus] bróðor mín ágnade my brother possessed the seat of joy, Exon. 130 a; Th. 499, 1; Rä. 88, 9.

glésan to gloss, explain; interpretari. v. next word.

glésing, glésincg, e; f. A GLOSSING, interpretation, explanation; glossa :-- Ðæt is glésincg ðonne mann glésþ ða earfoðan word mid eáðran Lédene that is glossing when one explains the difficult words with easier Latin, Ælfc. Gr. 50; Som. 51, 43.

gléw. v. gleáw.

glid; adj. Slippery, ready to glide; lubricus, Ps. Spl. C. 34, 7.

glida, an; m. A kite, glede :-- Glida milvus, Ælfc. Gl. 38; Som. 63, 29; Wrt. Voc. 29, 48: 77, 14. Se ðe þurh reáflác gewilnaþ ða þing ðe he mid his eágum wiðútan sceáwaþ se is glida ná culfre he who by rapine desires the things that he sees with his eyes without, he is a kite, not a dove, Homl. Th. i. 586, 6: Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 23; Rä. 25, 5. [Icel. gleða.]

GLÍDAN, he glídeþ, glít; p. glád, pl. glidon; pp. gliden To GLIDE, slip, slide; labi :-- Sunne gewát to sete glídan the sun went gliding to its setting, Andr. Kmbl. 2610; An. 1306: 2498; An. 1250: Exon. 57 a; Th. 204, 24; Ph. 102: Ps. C. 50, 145; Ps. Grn. ii. 280, 145. Ðeós bát glídeþ on geofene this boat glideth over the ocean, Andr. Kmbl. 995; An. 498: Bt. Met. Fox 20, 340; Met. 20, 170: 29, 54; Met. 29, 27. Seó sunne glít abútan the sun glides round it, Lchdm. iii. 258, 6. Heofenes gim glád ofer grundas heaven's gem had glided over the earth, Beo. Th. 4152; B. 2073: Homl. Th. i. 78, 23: Exon. 94 a; Th. 353, 15; Reim. 13: Andr. Kmbl. 741; An. 371: Chr. 937; hrl. 112, 15; Æðelst. 15: Ors. 4, 6; Bos. 84, 37. Ðá git glidon ofer gársecg when ye glided over the ocean, Beo. Th. 1034; B. 515. DER. a-glídan, be-, bi-, ge-, óþ-, to-.

glidder; adj. Slippery; lubricus.

gliddrian to slip, totter; nutare, Hpt. Gl. 503.

gliew-méden, es; n. A glee-maiden, female musician; tympanistria, Ps. Spl. T. 67, 27.

glig, gligg, es; n. Glee, music, minstrelsy, jesting, sport; gaudium, musica, facetiæ, ludibrium :-- Mid ðæm glige [MS. Cot. ðam gligge] with the music, Past. 26, 2; Swt. 183, 25; Hat. MS. 35 b; 8. Hí hæfdon him to glige his hálwende mynegunge habebant inter se ludibrio salutarem ejus admonitionem, Basil. admn. 9; Norm. 54, 20. v. g'eó, gliw.

glig-beám, es; m. A glee-beam, timbrel, tabret; tympanum, Ps. Spl. 80, 2: 150, 4. v. gleó-beám.

glig-cræft. v. gleó-cræft.

glig-gamen, -gomen glee-pleasure. v. gleó.gamen.

glig-georn; adj. Glee-loving, fond of sport; gaudii cupidus, joci amans, Off. Episc. 3.

glí-man, glii-man, gliig-man, glig-man. v. gleó-man.

gliowian. v. gleowian.

glisian to shine, glisten :-- Se glisigenda wibba cicindela, the glow-worm, Ælfc. Gl. 23; Som. 59, 123; Wrt. Voc. 23, 77. [Laym. cliseden glittered: O. Frs. glisa splendere.]

glisnian; p. ode; pp. od To glisten, shine :-- Ís glisnaþ glæshluttur ice glistens bright as glass, Runic pm. Kmbl. 341, 16; Rún. 11. Se engel hæfde twegen beágas on hys handa ða glysnodon swa rósan blósman the angel had two rings on his hand, they shone like roses, Shrn. 149, 29. [Laym. glissenede: p. part. pl: Wick. glisninge.]

glitenung, e; f. A flash, gleam :-- Mid glitenungum coruscationem, Ps. Spl. 143, 8.

glitinian, glitenian; p. ode; pp. od To glitter, glisten, shine :-- Geseah gold glitinian he saw gold glisten, Beo. Th. 5509; B. 2758. Heó glytenode on ðæra engla mydle swá scýnende sunne she glittered amid the angels as the shining sun, Shrn. 149, 7. His reáf wurdon glitiniende vestimenta ejus facta sunt splendentia, Mk. Skt. 9, 3. [Cf. Goth. glitmunjan: O. H. Ger. glizinon.]

gliw, es; n. Glee, joy, minstrelsy, mirth, jesting, drollery; gaudium, musica, facetiæ, mimus :-- Ðý læs ðe him con leóða worn, oððe mid hondum con hearpan grétan, hafaþ him his gliwes giefe unless he knows many songs, or with hands can greet the harp, has his gift of glee, Exon. 91 b; Th. 344, 11; Gn. Ex. 172. Glad wæs ic gliwum glad was I in glee, 94 a; Th. 352, 29; Reim. 3. Gumum to gliwe for delight to men, 57 b; Th. 207, 9; Ph. 139. Ðæt geára iú gliwes cræfte mid gieddingum guman oft wrecan what of yore, by art of minstrelsy, with their lays men oft related, 92 b; Th. 347, 12; Sch. 11. Wynsum gliw facetiæ, Ælfc. Gl. 115; Som. 80, 39; Wrt. Voc. 61, 19: Cot. 132: 214. v. gleow.

gliw-beám, es; m. A glee-beam, timbrel, tabret; tympanum, Ps. Spl. 149, 3. v. glig-beám, gleó-.

gliwere, es; m. A jester, player, one who aims at pleasing with a view to gain, a flatterer; parasitus, assentator, scurra, Hpt. Gl. 422: Gl. Prud. 618.

gliw-hleóþriend, es; m. A glee-sounder, musician, minstrel; musicus, fidicen, Cot. 134. v. gleó-hleóþriend.

gliwian. v. gleowian.

gliwian; p. ede To adorn[?] :-- Me gliwedon wrætlíc weorc smiþa, Exon. 107 a; Th. 408, 17; Rä. 27, 13.

gliw-stæf, es; m. v. gleó-stæf.

gloed. v. gléd.

gloed-scof a fire-shovel, warming-pan, Lye.

glof, es; n. A cliff :-- Hafuc sceal on glofe wilde gewunian the hawk shall dwell wild on the cliff, Menol. Fox 494; Gn. C. 17. [Cf. Icel; gliufr; n. an abrupt descent.]

glóf, e; a weak pl. glófan occurs; f. A GLOVE; chiroth&e-long;ca = χειρoθ&eta-tonos;κη :-- Glóf hangode, sió [glóf] wæs gegyrwed dracan fellum his glove hung, it was made with dragon's skins, Beo. Th. 4177; B. 2085. Glóf mantium? Ælfc. Gl. 27; Som. 60, 118; Wrt. Voc. 25, 58. Wilfriþ cwæþ ðæt he forléte his twá glófan on ðam scipe Wilfrid said that he had left his two gloves in the ship, Guthl, 11; Gdwin. 54, 14, 9, title. He mid gyrde of ðam húses hrófe ða glófe geræ-acute;hte he reached the glove from the house-roof with a stick, 22: 56, 4. Earnian mid ðam glófa him sylfum deserviat, per id cirotecas sibi, L. R. S; Th. i. 438, 15. Foxes glófa buglosse, Wrt. Voc. 67, 24: Herb. 144; Lchdm. i. 266; 16. [Laym. gloven; pl: Icel. glófi; m.]

glófung, e; f. A providing with gloves :-- Glófung him gebyreþ he is to be provided with gloves, L. R. S; Th. i. 438, 6.

glóf--wyrt, e; f. I. lily of the valley; convall&a-long;ria m&a-long;j&a-long;lis, Lin :-- Ðeós wyrt ðe man Apoll&i-short;n&a-long;rem, and óðrum naman glófwyrt nemneþ this plant which is called Apoll&i-short;n&a-long;ris, and by another name glovewort, Herb. 23, 1; Lchdm. i. 120, 3: L. M. 1, 40; Lchdm. ii. 106, 7: Wrt. Voc. 66, 62. II. hound's tongue; cynoglossum offic&i-short;n&a-long;le, Lin :-- Ðeós wyrt ðe Engle glófwyrt, and óðrum naman hundes tunge hátaþ this plant, which the English call glovewort, and by another name hound's tongue, Herb. 42; Lchdm. i. 144, 3.

glóm, es; m[?] Gloom, twilight, darkness :-- Glóm óðer a second twilight, i.e. the twilight of evening, the first being that of morning[?], Exon. 93 b; Th. 350, 30; Sch. 71. DER. æ-acute;fen-, mist-, niht-glóm.

glómung, glómmung, e; f. Twilight, gloaming; crepusculum, Lye.

glówan to glow like a coal of fire; candere, Lye.

glydering, glyderung, e; f. What glides away, a vision, an illusion; visio, Cot. 84.

glywian to play on an instrument; part. glywiende, Ps. Spl. 67, 27. v. gleowian.

GNÆT, gnætt; gen. gnættes; m. GNAT; culex :-- Gedrehnigeaþ ðone gnæt aweg ye strain out the gnat, Mt. Bos. 23, 24. Com hundes fleógan and gnættas venit cænomyia et cinipes, Ps. Spl. 104, 29. Aaron slóh mid ðære girde on ða eorþan, and gnættas wæ-acute;ron gewordene on mannum and on yrfe; and ealle ðære eorþan dust wæs gewurden to gnættum ofer eall Egipta land Aaron percussit pulverem terræ, et facti sunt sciniphes [gnats] in hominibus, et in jumentis; omnis pulvis terræ versus est in sciniphes per totam terram Ægypti, Ex. 8, 17, 16: Ps. Th 104, 27. Gnættas cómon ofer eall ðæt land gnats came over all the land, Or. 1, 7; Bos. 29, 29.