Talk:gloss

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Placed under incorrect etymology[edit]

I believe that the second variant verb meaning under etymology 2 actually belongs within the confines of etymology 1 and that a verb section needs to be created there for it. __meco 16:18, 6 April 2007 (UTC)

RFV discussion: December 2014–July 2015[edit]

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RFV of the noun sense "A deliberately misleading explanation." and the verb sense "To give a deliberately false interpretation of." It's not in the OED, but it is in M-W. Anyway, it would be nice to have quotations. --WikiTiki89 15:37, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

The OED has "to veil in specious language". This is the same sense, isn't it? This sense seems to be derived via both etymological routes. Dbfirs 16:41, 2 December 2014 (UTC)
That's a verb, so it's not exactly the same sense, no. Renard Migrant (talk) 20:29, 5 April 2015 (UTC)
RFV-failed. - -sche (discuss) 20:59, 12 July 2015 (UTC)