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Gley

Gley \Gley\, v. i. [OE. gli[yogh]en, glien, gleien, to shine, to squint; cf. Icel. glj[=a] to glitter.] To squint; to look obliquely; to overlook things. [Scot.]
--Jamieson.

Gley

Gley \Gley\, adv. Asquint; askance; obliquely.

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gley

Etymology 1 alt. (context soil science English) A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen. n. (context soil science English) A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen. vb. (context soil science English) To be converted into this kind of soil. Etymology 2

vb. (context Scotland English) To squint; to look obliquely; to overlook things.

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Gley

Gley may refer to:

  • Eugène Gley (1857–1930), French physiologist and endocrinologist
  • Gley soil, a type of hydric soil

Usage examples of "gley".

They joined in waterfalls that merged with the tumbling Gley and ran right beneath their walls, in their green pastures.

The pitch of the land was generally downward, and there was a noise of moving water nearby, so he knew they were coming to a stream, perhaps the wandering Gley itself, or one of the countless other brooks that lived and died with the rains.