blicken

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bliknen (to glitter, grow pale), from Old Norse blíkna (to become pale). Influenced by Middle English bliken (to shine), from Old English blīcan (to shine, glitter, gleam). More at blike, blick.

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blicken (third-person singular simple present blickens, present participle blickening, simple past and past participle blickened)

  1. (intransitive) To become pale.
  2. (intransitive) To shine.

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blicken (third-person singular simple present blickt, past tense blickte, past participle geblickt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to look (at something)

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Noun[edit]

blicken

  1. definite singular of blick