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EnglishEdit

[15th c. Probably alteration of glent "to gleam" < N Germanic]

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NounEdit

glint (plural glints)

  1. A short flash of light.
    I saw the glint of metal as he raised the gun.

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AdjectiveEdit

glint (comparative more glint, superlative most glint)

  1. (archaic, Shropshire dialect, of a blade) Not sharp; dull.
    The knife is glint.

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glint (third-person singular simple present glints, present participle glinting, simple past and past participle glinted)

  1. To flash briefly.
  2. To glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to glitter.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Robert Burns to this entry?)
  3. (archaic, Shropshire dialect) To dry; to wither.
    The sun glints grass and corn.

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