Gloaming
Gloaming Gloam"ing, n. [See {Gloom}.] 1. Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening. [Scot. & North of Eng., and in poetry.] --Hogg. [1913 Webster]

2. Sullenness; melancholy. [Obs.] --J. Still. [1913 Webster]


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  • gloaming — [glōm′iŋ] n. [ME (Scot) glomyng < OE glomung < glom, twilight, akin to glowan, to GLOW: adopted in literature < Scot dial.] evening dusk; twilight …   English World dictionary

  • gloaming — noun /ˈɡləʊmɪŋ,ˈɡloʊmɪŋ/ twilight, as at early morning or (especially) early evening; dusk You may imagine the young people brushed up after the labours of the day, and making this novelty, as they would make any novelty, the excuse for walking… …   Wiktionary

  • gloaming — gloam|ing [ˈgləumıŋ US ˈglou ] n [: Old English; Origin: glomung] the gloaming literary the time in the early evening when it is becoming dark = ↑dusk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gloaming — noun (the gloaming) literary twilight; dusk. Origin OE glōmung, from glōm twilight , of Gmc origin; related to glow …   English new terms dictionary

  • gloaming — noun (U) the gloaming poetic the time in the early evening when it is becoming dark; dusk …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gloaming — noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) gloming, from Old English glōming, from glōm twilight; akin to Old English glōwan to glow Date: before 12th century twilight, dusk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gloaming — /gloh ming/, n. twilight; dusk. [bef. 1000; ME gloming, OE glomung, deriv. of glom twilight] * * * …   Universalium

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