gliff

Gliff

Gliff\, n. [Cf. OE. gliffen, gliften, to look with fear at.]

1. A transient glance; an unexpected view of something that startles one; a sudden fear. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Halliwell.

2. A moment: as, for a gliff. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
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