Glinted



[glint] /glɪnt/

noun
1.
a tiny, quick flash of light.
2.
gleaming brightness; luster.
3.
a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; inkling; trace.
verb (used without object)
4.
to shine with a glint.
5.
to move suddenly; dart.
verb (used with object)
6.
to cause to glint; reflect.
/ɡlɪnt/
verb
1.
to gleam or cause to gleam brightly
noun
2.
a bright gleam or flash
3.
brightness or gloss
4.
a brief indication
v.

1787, from Scottish, where apparently it survived as an alteration of Middle English glenten “gleam, flash, glisten” (mid-15c.), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian gletta “to look,” dialectal Swedish glinta “to shine”), from Proto-Germanic *glent-, from PIE *ghel- “to shine, glitter, glow, be warm” (see glass). Reintroduced into literary English by Burns. Related: Glinted; glinting.
n.

1540s (modern use from 1826), from glint (v.).

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