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glance

1
Cricket a stroke in which the ball is deflected off the bat to the leg side; glide

glance

2
Mineralogy any mineral having a metallic lustre, esp a simple sulphide
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In this second group were several girls with exquisite figures and distinguished features, but there was little in their glance or expression that was simple and candid.
She measured, at a glance, the distance that now separated her from them; but she said nothing.
Reaching that height, her eye was on a level with a slight opening in the partition, the real object of her efforts, for the glance that she cast through it can be compared only to that of a miser discovering Aladdin's treasure.
He stood in the shadow of one of the sheds, looking about him with quick furtive glances, as though anxious to assure himself that there was no one around who was taking a noticeable interest in his movements.
Well, I have no objection to your contemplating Hetty in an artistic light, but I must not have you feeding her vanity and filling her little noddle with the notion that she's a great beauty, attractive to fine gentlemen, or you will spoil her for a poor man's wife--honest Craig's, for example, whom I have seen bestowing soft glances on her.
Nearly everyone observed the little band advancing, and all pretended not to see or notice them, except a few young fellows who exchanged glances and smiled, saying something to one another in whispers.
He saw, at a glance, that a native adroitness and handiness made the task to her an easier one than it proved to many.
A glance like sheet-lightning suddenly flashed from those black eyes; and, facing about, with quivering lip and dilated nostrils, she drew herself up, and fixed a glance, blazing with rage and scorn, on the driver.
Tom's basket was weighed and approved; and he looked, with an anxious glance, for the success of the woman he had befriended.
It was a mild, benevolent, pure glance, that spoke admiration and heartfelt pleasure.
Their brown skin showed through the rents of their shirts; and the two small bunches of half-naked, tattered men went on bowing from the waist to each other in their back-breaking labour, up and down, absorbed, with no time for a glance over the shoulder at the help that was coming to them.
Had it not been for the unquenchable candour of his blue eyes, whose unhappy, tired glance every moment sought his abandoned, sinking brig, as if it could find rest nowhere else, he would have appeared mad.