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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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Glancing at the looking-glass, we behold -- deep within its haunted verge -- the smouldering glow of the half-extinguished anthracite, the white moon-beams on the floor, and a repetition of all the gleam and shadow of the picture, with one remove further from the actual, and nearer to the imaginative.
groaned Bildad, glancing up from the book in which he had again been burying himself.
Meantime, Fedallah was calmly eyeing the right whale's head, and ever and anon glancing from the deep wrinkles there to the lines in his own hand.
Once or twice every year a state inspector would come wandering through the packing plants, asking a child here and there how old he was; and so the packers were very careful to comply with the law, which cost them as much trouble as was now involved in the boss's taking the document from the little boy, and glancing at it, and then sending it to the office to be filed away.
said Rachel, looking thoughtfully, and glancing at Eliza.