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Glave

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Glave See Glaive.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glave A lance or spear. In the fourteenth century the lance was often shortened, for use by a dismounted man-at-arms.
    • n glave A sword; a broadsword; a falchion.
    • n glave A weapon like the halberd, having a long cutting blade with a sharp point fixed upon a staff: sometimes called a Welsh glave, from its supposed origin.
    • n glave A slipper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Glave . See Glaive.
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Usage

In literature:

She said he was quite mistaken in her name, that she was Mrs. Glave, not Mrs. Anson, and again insisted that he should go.
"Mrs. Falchion, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Where would Nina be then, with her two-and-eleven-pence-halfpenny blouse from Glave's?...
"Tales of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
Long hadst thou allowed in the ling to lie that Jotun old, hadst thou the sword not used that I forged for thee, thy keen-edged glave.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
The paper said Dr. Shumway was to take the place of Dr. Glaves.
"Heart of Gold" by Ruth Alberta Brown
But as he attempted to pass the gate, a stalwart guard stepped forward, presenting a formidable-looking glave.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
Glave, 4000 ft., 14 mi.
"Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway" by Rollin H. Baker
The first testimony which I shall cite is that of Mr. Glave, which covers the years 1893 up to his death in 1895.
"The Crime of the Congo" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Glave, 4000 ft., 14 mi.
"Speciation of the Wandering Shrew" by James S. Findley
Dawson had returned to Grosvenor Square, when one day at noon the footman, Carter, was ushered in to me by Glave.
"As We Forgive Them" by William Le Queux
Wells, E. J. Glave and A.
"Golden Alaska" by Ernest Ingersoll
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In poetry:

Sullen, surly Scandinave,
Smoking on a pipe,
Valiantly I cast the glave
At thee and thy type.
"Christmas Cards" by Franklin Pierce Adams
Glave nor dagger mourned he,
Axe nor iron flail:
Evil might not brook to see
Once the Holy Grail.
"The Sangreal" by George MacDonald
One hand supports his trembling wife,
The other grasps his trusty glave;
'My Harp,' he cries, 'has given thee life,
And this, that precious life shall save!'
"The Harp. A Legendary Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

Young Heathcliff (Solomon Glave) and Young Catherine (Shannon Beer) in WUTHERING HEIGHTS.
Shannon Beer as a young Catherine Earnshaw and Solomon Glave as a young Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights.
Oscilloscope Pictures Solomon Glave and Shannon Beer as the young versions of Heathcliff and Cathy.
Reviews of shows at Main Art, Glave Kocen and Page Bond.
David FeBland at Glave Kocen Gallery.
Soldotna Chamber executive director Michelle Glaves, Mayor Peter Micciche, State Lemonade Day director Johnna Golden, & January Yaeger are excited about Lemonade Day on the Kenai.
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