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How to use glim in a sentence

At length Captain Perez rose and, knocking the ashes from his pipe, announced that he was going to "show a glim."
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
Lets have a glim, said Sikes, or we shall go breaking our necks, or treading on the dog.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. I (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The glim of one of my skylights is dousted, and is battened down for ever.
THE LIFE OF A CELEBRATED BUCCANEERRICHARD CLYNTON
I suspect he would have dowsed his glim in no little hurry if one of his officers had hove in sight.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
If you go forward you will see that we have dowsed every glim on board, even to our mast-head and side lights.
FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTOLIVER OPTIC
I turned up the dull and stinking oil lamp, and tried to read; but that fuliginous glim haunted the pages.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
Und vere dere plaze goes vrom her lampVene'er der glim I douse.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
The carriage light was feeble, and the faces I saw above me drooped under the glim, wilted and dingy.
WAITING FOR DAYLIGHTHENRY MAJOR TOMLINSON
A blowing sound, and the glim of the candle which was fingering the dusk above, went out; silence reigned.
FIVE TALESJOHN GALSWORTHY
They were now so near the exit that Ned first asked Jack to "douse his glim," and shortly afterwards followed suit himself.
BOY SCOUTS ON HUDSON BAYG. HARVEY RALPHSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLIM

  • beamed
  • bore
  • eagle eye
  • eyeballed
  • eyed
  • fixed
  • focused
  • gawked
  • gazed
  • glared
  • glimmed
  • goggled
  • lay eyes on
  • looked
  • looked fixedly
  • ogled
  • peered
  • riveted
  • rubbernecked
  • took in
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