Glimmer gowk
Glimmer Glim"mer, n. 1. A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam. [1913 Webster]

Gloss of satin and glimmer of pearls. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. Mica. See {Mica}. --Woodsward. [1913 Webster]

{Glimmer gowk}, an owl. [Prov. Eng.] --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glimmer-gowk — glimmˈer gowk noun (dialect; Tennyson) An owl • • • Main Entry: ↑glimmer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Glimmer — Glim mer, n. 1. A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam. [1913 Webster] Gloss of satin and glimmer of pearls. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Mica. See {Mica}. Woodsward. [1913 Webster] {Glimmer gowk}, an owl. [Prov.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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