Glaik

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Glaik a deception, a quick glance
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Gleek.

Usage

In literature:

It was a dark night; but I could see by a glaik of light from a neighbour's window, that there was a man with a cocked hat at the door.
"The Provost" by John Galt
Nae wonder she has braw claes to glaik aboot in; for they were gey easy paid.
"The Underworld" by James C. Welsh
Be that as it may, Mrs Glaiks is at the head of all manner of female associations of a religious character.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
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