Glaver Glav"er, v. i. [Of Celtic origin; cf. W. glafr flattery.] 1. To prate; to jabber; to babble. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Here many, clepid filosophirs, glavern diversely. --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]

2. To flatter; to wheedle. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Some slavish, glavering, flattering parasite. --South. [1913 Webster]

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