glinn

glinn

[glin] Maine.
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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