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[glin] /glɪn/ Maine.
a bright glow in the sky close to the horizon, usually taken as a portent of a storm.
verb (used without object)
(of the sky near the horizon) to become lighter (often followed by up).
Origin of glinn
compare Newfoundland dial. glin, glynn, glim glow from distant ice; apparently akin to glim, glimmer, though source of n is unclear Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I don't think I can tell you, Mrs. glinn answered, with an obvious effort.

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  • glinn was devoted to her, and she loved him, and was as true to him as any wife could have been.

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