gloam


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gloam

 (glōm)
n. Archaic
Twilight; gloaming.

[Back-formation from gloaming.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gloam - the time of day immediately following sunsetgloam - the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
even, evening, eventide, eve - the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
night - a shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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JOHN GOSDEN'S relationship with the record-breaking 4,000,000gns Gloam will be extended to the racecourse after it was announced the Newmarket trainer would be responsible for the Galileo filly when she appears in the Godolphin colours this year.
The first foal of the dual Grade 1 winner Dank, Gloam was the highest-priced yearling to be sold in the world in 2017 and also the second-highest-priced yearling filly ever to be sold at auction.