Douse the glim
Glim Glim, n. 1. Brightness; splendor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. A light or candle. [Slang] --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

{Douse the glim}, put out the light. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


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  • Douse — Douse, v. t. [AS. dw[ae]scan. (Skeat.)] To put out; to extinguish; as, douse the lights. [Slang] To douse the glim. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glim — Glim, n. 1. Brightness; splendor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A light or candle. [Slang] Dickens. [1913 Webster] {Douse the glim}, put out the light. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glim — /glɪm/ (say glim) –noun 1. Obsolete a light. –phrase 2. douse the glim, World War I Colloquial to put out a light. {British cant glim candle, or other light} …   Australian English dictionary

  • light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …   English dictionary for students

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