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Glance wood definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Glance Glance, n. [Akin to D. glans luster, brightness, G. glanz, Sw. glans, D. glands brightness, glimpse. Cf. Gleen, Glint, Glitter, and Glance a mineral.] 1. A sudden flash of light or splendor. Swift as the lightning glance. --Milton. 2. A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse. Dart not scornful glances from those eyes. --Shak. 3. An incidental or passing thought or allusion. How fleet is a glance of the mind. --Cowper. 4. (Min.) A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance. Glance coal, anthracite; a mineral composed chiefly of carbon. Glance cobalt, cobaltite, or gray cobalt. Glance copper, chalcocite. Glance wood, a hard wood grown in Cuba, and used for gauging instruments, carpenters' rules, etc. --McElrath.



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