[The part about] about Islam may seem conspiratorial at first glance … but we are already two-thirds there.
As she departed her glance just flitted over my face in disapproval.
At first glance I thought maybe the cruise people had pulled images of us off the Web—that would have been freaky enough.
At first and even second glance, this may seem an impossible collection of partners.
In Greek mythology, the Gorgon Medusa had the face of a woman and poisonous snakes for hair; her glance could turn men to stone.
She showed grace and energy in every movement and intellect and force in every glance.
"Rather a summery outfit," thought Clif as he took it in with a glance.
She had no need to ask him any question; one glance at his face was enough.
Hope shuddered to see the glance she cast round the dreary place.
And as often as not he took away with his bargain a glance which was equivalent to a kick.
mid-15c., of weapons, from glacen "to graze, strike a glancing blow" (c.1300), from Old French glacier "to slip, make slippery," from glace "ice" (see glacial). Sense of "look quickly" (first recorded 1580s) probably was influenced in form and meaning by Middle English glenten "look askance" (see glint). Related: Glanced; glancing.
c.1500, "sudden movement producing a flash," from glance (v.). Meaning "brief or hurried look" is from 1590s.