Find the word definition

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Glew \Glew\, n. See Glue. [Obs.]


n. (obsolete form of glue English)


Glew may refer to:

  • OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library (GLEW), a cross-platform C/C++ library that helps in querying and loading OpenGL extensions.
  • Glew, a fictional character in Lloyd Alexander's children's series The Chronicles of Prydain.
  • Glew, a city in the Buenos Aires province, Argentina.
  • Glew, Lesser Poland Voivodeship (south Poland)
  • Great Lakes Engineering Works, a shipbuilding company with a shipyard in River Rouge, Michigan that operated between 1902 and 1960

Usage examples of "glew".

Fflewddur, leaving Llyan with Glew amid the other steeds, had snatched up a long branch and, shouting at the top of his voice, thrust it like a spear, into the mass of climbing warriors.

I saw there a meeke and tame beare, which in matron habite was carried on a stoole : An Ape with a bonet on his head, and covered with lawne, resemling a shepheard, and bearing a cup of gold in his hand: an Asse which had wings glewed to his backe, and went after an old man, whereby you would judge the one to be Pegasus, and the other Bellephoron.

Since Coll, who had also decided to accompany Gwydion, would ride the sorrel mare Llamrei, foal of Melynlas and Lluagor, Glew had no choice but to climb up behind Gurgi on his shaggy pony--- a companionship unwelcome to all three.

But still I bore every thing without crying out: when presently giving me another pause, he rush'd, as it were, on that part whose lips, and round-about, had felt this cruelty, and by way of repara-tion, glews his own to them.