the white of an egg.
a glaze or size made of egg white.
any viscous substance like egg white.
verb (used with object)
to coat with glair.
white of egg, esp when used as a size, glaze, or adhesive, usually in bookbinding
any substance resembling this
(transitive) to apply glair to (something)
white of an egg, c.1300, from Old French glaire “white of egg, slime, mucus” (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *claria (ovi) “white part (of an egg),” from Latin clarus “bright, clear” (see clear (adj.)).
[glair-ee] /ˈglɛər i/ adjective, glairier, glairiest. 1. of the nature of ; viscous. 2. covered with .
[gleyv] /gleɪv/ noun, Archaic. 1. a sword or broadsword. /ɡleɪv/ noun 1. an archaic word for sword v. late 13c., used in Middle English of various weapons, from Old French glaive “lance, spear, sword,” also figuratively used for “violent death” (12c.), from Latin gladius “sword” (see gladiator); influenced by clava “knotty branch, cudgel, club,” related […]
[glam] /glæm/ Informal. noun 1. . adjective 2. . /ɡlæm/ adjective 1. (slang) short for glamorous adjective glamorous Examples They wore glam dresses to the prom. Usage Note slang adj. slang shortening of glamorous, first attested 1936. Glam rock attested by 1974. modifier verb To be glamorous; glamorize oneself (1937+)
[glaw-muh] /ˈglɔ mə/ noun 1. the longest river in Norway, flowing S to the Skagerrak. 365 miles (587 km) long.