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476 GLIDA--GLÝMAN

glida. Add: Glioda miluus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 114, 18. Sé ðe reáflác lufað, hé bið glida, and ná culfre, Hml. Th. ii. 46, 16.

glídan. Add: I. to pass from one place to another by a smooth and continuous movement. (1) of motion on or through a liquid:--Hornfisc glád geond gársecg, An. 371. (2) of motion through the air:--Þonne glád þæt deófol út mid his leásunge swá swá smýc æt his eágdura, Shrn. 52, 32. (2 a) of the motion of the heavenly bodies:--Se steorra cymeð eástan úp æ-acute;rror sunnan, and eft æfter sunnan on setl glídeð, Met. 29, 27. Se steorra glád him beforan (cf. se steorra him beforan férde stella antecedebat eos, Mt. 2, 9), Hml. Th. i. 78, 23. On ðám earde ðe se tungel ofer glád, 106, 28. Hwonne úp cyme eástan glídan swegles leóma, Ph. 102. II. to pass from one state to another, slip, fall:--Oft ðæt hefige mód glít niðor and niðor stæpmæ-acute;lum, oð hit mid ealle áfielð, Past. 279, 2. III. of movement along a surface:--Þonne hié mon slóg oþþe sceát, þonne glád hit on þæ-acute;m scillum, swelce hit wæ-acute;re sméðe ísen, Ors. 4, 6; S. 174, 7. His sceadu gehæ-acute;lde ealle þá untruman þe heó ofer glád, Hml. S. 10, 20. Besweþe þ-bar; hió áweg ne glíde, Lch. ii. 250, 19. IV. to pass away:--Þæt þá sáule wunde . . . glídan móte, Ps. C. 145. V. of revolution:--Is efneáðe úp and ofdúne tó feallanne foldan þisse, þám anlícost þe on æ-acute;ge bið gioleca on middan, glídeð hwæðre æ-acute;g ymbútan, Met. 20, 170. [O. Frs. glída: O. Sax. glídan: O. H. Ger. glítan.] v. æt-glídan.

glidder. Substitute: glidder, glider; adj. I. slippery:--Beðearf seó sáwel on dómes dæg . . . staðolfæstre brycge ofer þone glideran weg hellewítes brógan, Wlfst. 239, 14. II. lascivious:--Gehydge glidderre sensu lubrico, Ps. Srt. ii. p. 202, 17. Scild glidder culpan lubricam, 201, 10. v. glid[d].

gliddrian. Add:--Tealtriendum, gliddriendum nutabundis, An. Ox. 4104.

glidering, e; f. An apparition, unreal appearance:--Þæ-acute;re glyderinge fantasmate (v. (?) Ald. 57, 12), Wrt. Voc. ii. 34, 66.

glíg-. v. glíw-: glimith. v. glýman.

glind a fence of boards(?), a railing(?):--Andlang ríðe on wican glinde, C. D. B. i. 296, 29. Cf. Æt Glindleá, C. D. iii. 426, 22. Glynde is a place-name in Sussex. [O. L. Ger. gi-lindi railings. v. Gall. 439.]

glisian. Add: [v. N. E. V. glise.]

glitnian. Add: I. of light or of that which emits light:--Glitenaþ hálig dæg and beorht þearle rutilat sacrata dies et splendida valde, Hy. S. 47, 6. Betwux þæs heortes hornum glitenode gelícnys þæ-acute;re hálgan róde breohtre þonne sunnan leóma, Hml. S. 30, 42. Leóhtes dægrima glitnigende (rutilans) scínþ, Hy. S. 8, 21. Gliteniend(r)e corusco (immensi luminis splendore), An. Ox. 4310. I a. of the miraculous appearance of a person:--Ðá stódan þá hálgan hále of þám fýre glitiniende swá swá gold, Hml. S. 4, 338. II. of objects that reflect light (metal, liquid, gems, plumage, &c.):--Ðú (the phenix) glitenest swá reád gold, E. S. viii. 476, 46. Glite[naþ] fulgescit (pavonis pennae glauco coloris virore), An. Ox. 539. Glitenaþ coruscat, i. micat (limpida pupilla), 1719. Glitenat flavescit (vinum), Kent. Gl. 908: flavescit, albescit, Txts. 63, 894. Glitenaþ, Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 72. Flavescit, glitenaþ vel geolwaþ splendcscit, 149, 17. [See for the preceding four instances, Prov. 23, 31.] Mynum glitenian (auratis) monilibus rutilare, An. Ox. 1196. Gliteniendum uernantibus (atque coruscantibus gemmis), 4295. III. to be splendid from excellent qualities:--Agustus mid feówrum rihtingum glitnað gerisenlíce swýðe, Angl. viii. 302, 2.

glíw. Take here instances under gleów, glíg, and add: I. jesting, pleasantry:--Glió, gliú facetiae, Txts. 61, 825. Gleó, Wrt. Voc. ii. 34, 70. II. jeering, mockery:--Glió cabillatio, Txts. 47, 354. Gliú gannatura, 65, 948. Ðe læ-acute;s ðe ðú wegférendum wurðe eft tó glíge (cf. ne omnes qui vident incipiant inludere ei, Lk. 14, 29), Hex. 38, 11. III. any activity intended to amuse, a game, diversion, pastime, sport, play:--Hé (Herod) ðæs wítegan deáð þæ-acute;re lyðran hoppystran hire glíges (dancing) tó méde forgeáf, Hml. Th. i. 484, 3. In glíuuae (gliówe) in mimo, Txts. 70, 550. Gliú minium, Wrt. Voc. ii. 56, 51: 70, 35: 46, 42. Stód þæ-acute;r sum man mid ánum apan and slóh cymbalan. Þá sóna se hálga wer wæs forhycgende þ-bar; glíg cum simia vir adstitit, et cymbala percussit. Quem sanctus sonitum audiens dedignatus, Gr. D. 62, 18. Pleglican glía beclyppinga iocosos ludorum amplexus, An. Ox. 3173. v. bismer-, chor-, geflit-, sealm-glíw.

glíw-bydenestre, an; f. A female player on the timbrel:--Glýw&dash-uncertain;bydenestra tympanistriarum, Ps. L. 67, 26.

glíw-cræft, es; m. The art of playing on an instrument, minstrelsy:--Stód þæ-acute;r æltoran þæ-acute;re dura sum man mid ánum apan and slóh cymbalan, and bæd him metes, swá swá sume men gewuniað þ-bar; hí mid glígcræfte (ludendi arte) heom andlyfene séceað, Gr. D. 62, 13. [Ne cuðe na mon swa muchel of song, of harpe . . . of lire . . . he wes god of alle gleocræften, Laym. 7012.]

glíw-cynn(?) a kind of music(?):--On glywcú in tibiis (tibiis seems to have been taken in the sense of pipes, and to be explained as glýwcyn, a kind of music(?)), Ps. L. 146, 10.

glíw-dreám. Take here gleó-dreám in Dict., and add: [Brutus and his du&yogh;eðe makeden halinesse mid mete and mid drinchen and mid murie gleodreme, Laym. 1823.]

glíwere. Substitute: I. a jester, buffoon:--Glíwere scurra, Germ. 396, 320. II. one who unworthily aims at pleasing, an obsequious follower, a parasite:--Spilra, glíwera parasitorum (cf. parasitus leás ólecere, Wrt. Voc. i. 74, 36), An. Ox. 679: 6, 13. Glíwra, forspillendra þéna, 4165. III. a player on an instrument, minstrel. v. cimbal-glíwere. [Icel. glýjari a jester.]

glíw-gamen, es; n. Musical entertainment, music:--Hearpe and pípe and mistlic glíggamen drémað eów on beórsele cithara et lyra et tympanum et tibia et vinum in conviviis vestris (Is. 5, 12), Wlfst. 46, 16.

glíw-georn; adj. Eager for amusement, fond of jesting or minstrelsy:--Bisceopum gebyreð þ-bar; hí ne beón tó glíggeorne, ne hunda ne hafeca hédan tó swýðe, Ll. Th. ii. 316, 29.

glíw-hleóþriend. Substitute: glíw-hleóþriendlic; adj. Musical:--Þá glíwhleóðriendlican musica, Wrt. Voc. ii. 57, 35.

glíwian. Take here gleowian in Dict., and add: of the sound made by metal(?), to play, sound:--Mec (a book) siððan wráh hæleð hleóbordum, hýde beþenede, gierede mec mid golde forð (for a similar verse cf. An. 1110); on mé glíwedon wræ-acute;tlic weorc smiða me then a man enclosed between sheltering boards, stretched a covering of skin, went on to adorn me with gold; on me played the fair work of smiths (referring to the sound made by the metal ornaments and clasps when the book was moved about or opened?), Rä. 27, 13. [Icel. glýja to be gleeful.]

gliwian to adorn. See preceding word.

glíwing(-ung), e; f. Jeering, mockery:--Tále, i. glíwunge gecance gehispende ganniturae, i. cachinnatione ludibrio insultantes, An. Ox. 1472.

glíwing-mann, es; m. A 'gay' woman(?):--Gliwingmanna ganearum (ganea meretrix, Migne: but perhaps ganeonum should be read), cauponum, tabernariorum, An. Ox. 50, 9.

glíwlic; adj. Jesting, mocking:--Glíwlicre hyspinge cauillo mimico (scurrili &l-bar; ioculari), Germ. 396, 318.

glíw-mægden, -mæ-acute;den. Take here gliéw-méden in Dict., and add:--Glíwmæ-acute;dena tympanistriarum, Ps. Rdr. 67, 26.

glíw-mann. Take here gleó-mann in Dict., and add:--Glígman parasitus (cf. glíwere), Hpt. Gl. 504, 20. Glígmanna yppe orcestra vel pulpitus, Wrt. Voc. i. 39, 36. Suá micle méde . . . suá wé habbað ðæs hleahtres, ðonne wé hliehað glígmonna unnyttes cræftes. Wé herigað hira cræftas, and ðeáh nyllað hí habban sic eis virtutum sanctitas sicut stultis spectatoribus ludicrarum artium vanitas placet. Illi aurigarum et histrionum gesta favoribus efferunt, nec tamen tales esse desiderant, Past. 231, 7. Þurh witige plegmen &l-bar; gleáwe glígmen per gymnosophistas, An. Ox. 39. Swá hweorfað gleómen geond grunda fela . . . simle sumne gemétað gydda gleáwne, Víd. 136. [King Blæðgabreat . . . ne cuðe na mon swa muchel of song . . . gleomen him weoren deore, Laym. 7004. Þar was gleomenne song, þar was piping among, 5109.]

glíw-stól. Take here gleów-stól in Dict., and add: A seat of music and song (cf. þæ-acute;r (at Hrothgar's court) wæs gidd and gleó, B. 2105; cf. also seledreám), a joyous home (cf. hleów-stól for similar compound). The subject of the riddle is a stag's horn, which is shed and its place taken by a new one. This process is represented as the expulsion of a man from his home and country by a younger brother who takes his place.

glíwung. v. glíwing.

glíw-word, es; n. A word in a song:--Se Wísdóm gliówordum gól (cf. ongan gliówian and geoddode, Bt. 12; F. 36, 6), Met. 7, 2.

glof. Dele, and see next word.

glóf. Add:--Gloob, glób, glóf manica, Txts. 76, 631. Glóf, Wrt. Voc. ii. 55, 40: 71, 19. Hafuc sceal on glófe wilde gewunian (cf. sum sceal wildne fugel átemian, hafuc on honda, Vy. 86), Gn. C. 17 Ðonne þú glófan abban wille, Tech. ii. 127, 21.

glófed. v. ge-glófed: glóma. v. æ-acute;fen-glóma.

glómung. Add:--Glómung crepusculum, Wrt. Voc. i. 21, 49. In sumre glómunge úres módes in quodam mentis crepusculo, Gr. D. 331, 14. v. æ-acute;fen-glommung.

gloria, a, an; pl. glorian; m. A Gloria, a name for a liturgical formula:--Se gloria þæs forman sealmes, R. Ben. 69, 3: 68, 8. Under ánum gloria (glorian, R. Ben. I. 47, 6), 40, 22. Tódæ-acute;led on twégen glorian, 38, 3: 42, 13.

glówan. Add: p. gleów:--Gleów, scán fulminauit, An. Ox. 4409. Þæt fýr wearð þá ácwenced, þ-bar; þæ-acute;r án col ne gleów, Hml. S. 7, 240. Gewyrme mid háte glówende ísene, Lch. ii. 236, 31: 216, 1. Lecgað ðá ísenan clútas háte glówende tó his sídan, Hml. Th. i. 424, 35. [Cf. the wk. verbs O. Sax. glóian: O. H. Ger. gluoen: Icel. glóa.]

glydering. v. glidering.

glýman(?) to rage:--Glimith ( = glýmith? for the vowel cf. rihum