/ (ɡlɔːr) /


Scot mud or mire

Nearby words

  1. glauconitic,
  2. glaucophane,
  3. glaucous,
  4. glaucous gull,
  5. glaucously,
  6. glave,
  7. glaze,
  8. glaze ice,
  9. glazed,
  10. glazement

Derived Formsglaury, adjective

Word Origin for glaur

C16: of unknown origin

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Examples from the Web for glaur

  • Fling dead cats at her, and clod her wi' cabbages and glaur!

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • But the painters have had their revenge at last, and their "glaur" now covers the old man's tombstone.

    Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
  • A clean and decent road's before me and a comrade for it, and I'm in the mood to take it, and here's the glaur about my feet!

    Doom Castle|Neil Munro