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glimpse (plural glimpses)
- A brief look, glance, or peek.
- I only got a glimpse of the car, so I can tell you it was blue, but not what sort it was.
a brief look
- (transitive) To see or view briefly or incompletely.
- I have only begun to glimpse the magnitude of the problem.
- To appear by glimpses.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)