As she departed her glance just flitted over my face in disapproval.
At first glance I thought maybe the cruise people had pulled images of us off the Web—that would have been freaky enough.
At first and even second glance, this may seem an impossible collection of partners.
mid-15c., of weapons, from glacen "to graze, strike a glancing blow" (c.1300), from Old French glacier "to slip, make slippery," from glace "ice" (see glacial). Sense of "look quickly" (first recorded 1580s) probably was influenced in form and meaning by Middle English glenten "look askance" (see glint). Related: Glanced; glancing.
c.1500, "sudden movement producing a flash," from glance (v.). Meaning "brief or hurried look" is from 1590s.