10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLAIK»
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A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words ...
The kite. V. Glrd. GLAIK, Glaikr, s. 1. A glance of the eye, Ayrs. 2. A reflected
gleam or glancein general, Ayrs. Hence, To cast the glaik* on one ; to make the
reflection fall 1 on one, S. 8. A prism, or anything that produces reflection.
Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. A-Kut
S. GLAIK, Glaike, more commonly pi. Glaiks, *. 1. A glance of the eye. 2. A
reflected gleam or glance in general. The reflection of the rays of light, on the roof
or wall of a house, or on any other object, from a lucid body in motion. Hence, to
Dictionary of Wa (2 vols): With Translations into English, ...
ငမအ -静悄悄,悄然无声,合眼 jìngqiāoqiāo, qiǎorán wúshēng, héyǎn tranquil, quiet,
dozing | hoik glaik it ငမအစအပပတယ။静悄悄地睡了 fell asleep silently 2 vt. ခသပ-
哄,催(催眠)hǒng, cuī(cuī mián) coax, lull (to sleep) |glaik kawn: nyawm it ...
An etmological dictionary of the scottish language
Teut. bladder-en, to bedaub. Dunbar. GLAIK,;>/. Glaiks, s. 1. The reflection of the
rays of light, from a lucid body in motion. Kennedy. To cast the glaiks on one, to
make the reflection fall on one, S. 2. Any thing that produces reflection. Adamson.
The Chambers Dictionary
[Old Slav glagolu a word] glaik glak, n (obs Scot; usu in pi) a flash; dazzling;
mocking deception; a trick; a puzzle-game. — adj (Sent) glaik it or sometimes
glaik et giddy; foolish; stupid, daft. — n (Scot) glaik itness levity, giddiness;
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Beta. Yet routh 0' honour he has got. Ev'n tho“ he gets the glaik, FORBES Ajax (
1742) 3. Edb. She gets the glaiks Frae bairns, LEARMONT Porms (1791) 214. (4
Se. And she gave me the glaiks when a' was done. HERD Coll. Sngs. - 1776) II.
A Revised Correlation of Ordovician Rocks in the British Isles
To the west, between the Glaik and Carcow Faults (Column 65). the Kirkcolm
Formation largely comprises quartzose sandstone and siltstone turbidites within
which the Galdenoch Formation, rich in basic igneous debris, and the rudites and
R. A. Fortey, D. A. T. Harper, J. Keith Ingham, 2000
An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
GLAIK.;>/. Glaiks, s- 1. Hie reflection of the rays of light, from a lucid body in
motion. Kennedy. To cast the glaiks on one, to make the reflection fall on one, S.
2. Any thing that produces reflection. Adamson. 3. A deception ; what suddenly
Early Modern Northern English Lexis: A Literary Corpus-based ...
Phrases: t(3) to gie (someone, something) the (a) glaik(s), to cheat, deceive, jilt,
betray, bamboozle. SDD 1. A trick; 2. A deception. OED 1. pi. Mocking deception;
chiefly in the phrases to give (fplay) one the glaiks, to cheat, swindle one; to get ...
Javier Ruano-García, 2010
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
Sackuif i GLEEK, v.\ Skinner says, either from the Ger. Gleek, n. fgluck, fortune, or
the A. S. ge-Se ; Ger. gleiek, similu ; — he only speaks of the word as applied to a
game of cards. Dr. Jamieson says, that tile Scotch glaik is a deception, a trick.
Encyclopaedia, Edward Smedley, 1845
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Sonya K. Glaik, who challenged the two incumbents for one of two vacant three-year at-large seats, finished with 14.9 percent. Incumbent Phil ... «Denton Record Chronicle, May 15»
There were gleeks before Glee
Another theory is that it's connected to glaik, which in the early 1500s meant a dirty trick. To give a person the glaiks was to swindle him. «Globe and Mail, Jun 12»