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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Gloried Illustrious; honorable; noble.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Captain William Driver, skipper of the brig Charles Doggett, was the first person to call the American flag "Old Glory". He made a ceremony of it in 1824.
    • gloried Held in glory or honor; honored.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1831, Captain William Driver, a shipmaster from Salem, Massachusetts, left on one of his many world voyages. Friends presented him with a flag of 24 stars. As the banner opened to the ocean breeze, he exclaimed, "Old Glory." He kept his flag for many years, protecting it during the Civil War, until it was flown over the Tennessee capital. His "Old Glory" became a nickname for all American flags.
    • adj Gloried (Milt.) illustrious, honourable
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  • Walt Whitman
    “A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.”
  • William Butler Yeats
    “And say my glory was I had such friends.”
  • Bible
    “The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is their gray head.”
  • Lord Byron
    “Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?”
  • Marcus T. Cicero
    “The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.”
  • William Cowper
    “Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.”


Glory hound - A glory hound is a person seeking popularity, fame and glory.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Glory
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. glorie—L. gloria (for cloria), akin to clarus, from root of L. cluēre, Gr. klu-ein, to be famed; Eng. loud.


In literature:

The literary glory of Italy and Spain had departed.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Glory, glory to the Lord's sweet name for what he hath done for me.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
The glory of the temple beneath was forgotten by reason of the greater glory of that into which I had entered.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
First, he shows them he can glory in the very things wherein they glory, and in even more.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Though sensing the glory of such nights as these I was careful about referring to it.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Phantom of glory dead!
"Legends of the Saxon Saints" by Aubrey de Vere
And now he was that poor specimen, looking out on the glory of the world!
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
But Columbus deserves the undivided glory of having realized that belief.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Our path will be from Glory to Glory!
"The Lord of Glory" by Arno Gaebelein
He loved light and gloried in the birth of each new day.
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg

In poetry:

Spring-time's lovely story,
Summer's dream!
Where is gone the glory?
Silent stream!
"Autumn" by Manmohan Ghose
'in the high island
of the grim Cuillin,
of he winding lochs,
my glory and my love.'
"'The Cuillin' (excerpt)" by Sorley MacLean
Glory, glory Hallelujah!
Glory, glory Hallelujah!
Glory, glory Hallelujah!
His truth is marching on.
"Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
His soul is marching on.
"Words For 'Hallelujah Chorus'" by Henry Howard Brownell
We thank Thee, Lord,
That of Thy wondrous might,
Into our night
Thou hast sent down the glory of the Light.
"We Thank Thee, Lord" by John Oxenham
The laughter, the simplicity
Of sunlight, what is it?
The rainbow's glory of all hues,
The candour infinite!
"Immortal Eve - III" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

The glory of King's memorial speaks of an inglorious history.
If you're still not ready to strut your inner peacock in full glory, you can add a little iridescence to your wardrobe.
' Ironclad ' depicts medieval battle in full, gory glory.
Lee Bains & The Glory Fires are always a must-see show, as is Bama Theatre's Acoustic Night.
Boskoop Glory Japanese maple .
The pictures he made of scenic glories in the West during the 1860's and 70's have been the sublime standard for generations of landscape photographers.
The Fresh Kills landfill, in all its putrid glory, 1990.
Grand Glory, right, nuzzled her two-hour-old filly March 13 in their stall at Adena Springs Farm near Paris.
Like the Mets, it had seen glory days in the 60's, but by the 80's the orchestra had nearly lost its standing among the top five American orchestras to Los Angeles or St Louis.
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-A Forest Service official speaking on the condition of anonymity has said the Forest Service is considering installing a small lift to take skiers from the top of Teton Pass to the peak of Mt Glory.
Officials consider pommel lift up Glory.
The glory days of the Purdue-Indiana rivalry have long since passed, or are at least temporarily on hold.
Her poetry and prose spoke to her deepest convictions—love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics and glories of nature.
Poet, lover, mother, warrior — Audre Lorde writes passionately of love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics and the glories of nature.
After a spring where some members of the Woodland Heights Civic Association seriously questioned its continued existence, Lights in the Heights returns in full glory from 6-9 pm Saturday night.

In science:

Being able to model space-times both at the local and global scales is one of the glories of General Relativity.
Isometry germs and related structures
While many demanding fundamental issues have prevented it from reaching at the moment the same glory and a unified language as its commutative counterpart from Grothendieck’s school, it is a constant growing sub ject.
Azumaya-type noncommutative spaces and morphisms therefrom: Polchinski's D-branes in string theory from Grothendieck's viewpoint
The experiment by Tonomura and colleagues at Hitachi unambiguosly demonstrated the single electron interference phenomenon in all its glory, brilliantly capturing the image of the interference patterns in the now famous picture (Fig.3).
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
In the search for an automatic process by which mathematical questions could be decided, Turing envisaged a thoroughly mechanical device, in fact a kind of glorified typewriter (fig. 7).
Quantum Computing
Hardy gave himself a score of 25, Littlewood 30, Hilbert 80, and Ramanujan 100.”) The adventure of the human existence can be justified by the rare instances of inspired human conduct and by the glory of the inventive human mind.
And free lunch for all...