Glistered
Glister Glis"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to glitter. [1913 Webster]

All that glisters is not gold. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Glister — Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to glitter.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glistering — Glister Glis ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistering}.] [OE. glistren; akin to G. glistern,glinstern, D. glinsteren, and E. glisten. See {Glisten}.] To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glister — intransitive verb (glistered; glistering) Etymology: Middle English glistren; akin to Old English glisian Date: 14th century glitter • glister noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • glister — (v.) late 14c., probably from or related to Low Ger. glisten, M.Du. glisteren, from PIE root *ghel to shine, glitter (see GLASS (Cf. glass)). Related: Glistered; glistering. As a noun, from 1530s …   Etymology dictionary

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