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glinn

[glin] /glɪn/
noun
1.
a bright glow in the sky close to the horizon, usually taken as a portent of a storm.
verb (used without object)
2.
(of the sky near the horizon) to become lighter (often followed by up).
Also, glin.
Origin
compare Newfoundland dial. glin, glynn, glim glow from distant ice; apparently akin to glim, glimmer, though source of n is unclear
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