They were identical save for the bronze nameplates that gleamed darkly in the hushed dimness.
They all had abundant, curling hair which gleamed like dull gold in the sunshine, that tinted everything.
Curiosity and something else gleamed in Captain Downs's eyes.
He pointed with a smile to a turreted nunnery, and his eyes narrowed and gleamed.
gleamed forth as if the light Of a new dawn embraced its walls!
The old possibility that he might turn out an impostor after all gleamed across his mind.
His black body, lumped and like some mad caricature of itself, gleamed in the light.
Behind her was the dark stove and above it a row of copper kettles that gleamed through the bluish obscurity.
But at last there gleamed in the dark water the lights of London like stars.
At last, with a scream of joy, he touched some soft close wool that gleamed white as the white snow.
Old English glæm "brilliant light; brightness, splendor, radiance," from Proto-Germanic *glaimiz (cf. Old Saxon glimo "brightness;" Middle High German glim "spark," gleime "glowworm;" German glimmen "to glimmer, glow;" Old Norse glija "to shine, glitter"), from root *glim-, from PIE *ghel- "to shine, glitter, glow" (see glass).
early 13c., from gleam (n). Related: Gleamed; gleaming.