- the act of a person who gleans.
- gleanings, things found or acquired by gleaning.
Origin of gleaning
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Examples from the Web for gleanings
Mr. Gladstone published in seven volumes, in 1879, "Gleanings of Past Years."The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
This is the first time we have published any of our gleanings from this particular source.The Mudfog and Other Sketches
The next publications of Mr. Cooper were his Gleanings in Europe.
Take home your gleanings for those you love who cannot glean for themselves.Talks To Farmers
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The same grace that had given him the field gave her the gleanings.Notes on the Book of Leviticus
C. H. Mackintosh
- the useful remnants of a crop that can be gathered from the field after harvesting
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