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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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306-332) Men say that Typhaon the terrible, outrageous and lawless, was joined in love to her, the maid with glancing eyes.
HAVING kept a glancing eye on the planning application for housing on Flatts Lane, the latest contribution in The Gazette (8.
Rather than compose a direct account of his experiences in the French capital, Ehrenburg seems to study his subject with a glancing eye, capturing not so much the details of faces, words, and events as blurred impressions.