I raced to the website—by then I was deep into my Obamania--and managed to glean two, one for my son and one for me.
The government's community service website, serve.gov, also features a USDA "Let's glean!"
I also reread writers I admire, and try to glean a phrase or thought that will get me going.
And you might be able to glean some advance knowledge of new product launches or marketing campaigns.
“They wanted to glean good ideas and figured their opponent the CIA was doing it, so they had to do it too,” Grady said.
I am an old man, and my mind goes haltingly, yet that is what I seem to glean from your rambling screed.
First came the harvesters; and then those who were content to glean where the others had left.
I take comfort in the philosophy which I glean from the top of a London motor-bus.
It is out of what I glean from individuals I make up my generalities.'
Ten years ago it would have been possible to glean reminiscences from many, who are now silent.
early 14c., from Old French glener (Modern French glaner) "to glean," from Late Latin glennare "make a collection," perhaps from Gaulish (cf. Old Irish do-glinn "he collects, gathers," Celt. glan "clean, pure"). Figurative sense was earlier in English than the literal one of "gather grain left by the reapers" (late 14c.). Related: Gleaned; gleaning.
The corners of fields were not to be reaped, and the sheaf accidentally left behind was not to be fetched away, according to the law of Moses (Lev. 19:9; 23:22; Deut. 24:21). They were to be left for the poor to glean. Similar laws were given regarding vineyards and oliveyards. (Comp. Ruth 2:2.)