glim

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glim

 (glĭm)
n.
1. A source of light, as a candle.
2. The illumination given off by such a source.

[Perhaps short for glimmer.]
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glim

(ɡlɪm)
n
1. a light or lamp
2. an eye
[C17: probably short for glimmer; compare glimpse]
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glim

(glɪm)

n.
a light or lamp.
[1690–1700; see glimpse, glimmer]
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"Sure enough, they left their glim here," said the fellow from the window.
'Let's have a glim,' said Sikes, 'or we shall go breaking our necks, or treading on the dog.
Come along here, I'll give ye a glim in a jiffy; and so saying he lighted a candle and held it towards me, offering to lead the way.
Now you can bring the glim. How's that for a jolly wardrobe?
There was not a sound: patches of slime glim mered feebly amongst the reeds.