glaur

/ (ɡlɔːr) /

noun

Scot mud or mire

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Derived forms of glaur

glaury, adjective

Word Origin for glaur

C16: of unknown origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Example sentences 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