Gloss Gloss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glossing}.] To give a superficial luster or gloss to; to make smooth and shining; as, to gloss cloth. [1913 Webster]

The glossed and gleamy wave. --J. R. Drake. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glossed — glossed; un·glossed; …   English syllables

  • glossed — adjective Having a gloss …   Wiktionary

  • glossed — glÉ‘s /glÉ’s n. glossy finish; surface appearance (often deceptive or false); cosmetic which makes the lips shiny; explanatory note (in the margins of a text, etc.); commentary v. add an explanatory note (in the margins of a text, etc.); comment; …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glossed — godless …   Anagrams dictionary

  • glossed — past of gloss …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-glossed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • godless — glossed …   Anagrams dictionary

  • burro trail —    Glossed by Bentley as a pathway made by the repeated tramping of burro trains over certain routes, especially in the mountains …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • canyon country —    Glossed by Blevins as the country of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, with adjacent portions of Colorado and New Mexico, so named because a significant portion of the landscape was fashioned by the Colorado River …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • chap guard —    Glossed by Watts as a small knob or hook on the shank of a spur to prevent the chaps from catching on the rowel …   Vocabulario Vaquero

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