glister

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English glistren

Verb[edit]

glister (third-person singular simple present glisters, present participle glistering, simple past and past participle glistered)

  1. To gleam, glisten or coruscate
    All that glisters is not gold. Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (II, vii)

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

glister (plural glisters)

  1. A brilliant flash; a glint

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Old French glistere.

Noun[edit]

glister (plural glisters)

  1. Alternative form of clyster

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