glary

1
[glair-ee]

Origin of glary

1
First recorded in 1625–35; glare1 + -y1
Related formsglar·i·ness, noun

glary

2
[glair-ee]
adjective, glar·i·er, glar·i·est.
  1. smooth and slippery, as ice.

Origin of glary

2
First recorded in 1560–70; glare2 + -y1
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Examples from the Web for glary

Historical Examples of glary

  • And hate to get up in the morning, too— To pull the coverlet from your frost-bit nose, And touch the glary matting with your toes!

    The Daughter of the Storage

    William Dean Howells

  • Against that green the red of Brinnaria's gown showed strident and glary, for Brinnaria was sitting on his lap.

    The Unwilling Vestal

    Edward Lucas White

  • The neglected artichokes had shot, and their glary seed-balls rose as high as his chin like gigantic thistles.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett

  • The frozen expanse stretched steel-white, glary and glistening, a solid sheet of ice.