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glair


glair


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glair  \Glair\,  n.  [F.  glaire,  glaire  d'?uf,  the  glair  of  an  egg, 
  prob.  fr  L.  clarus  clear,  bright.  See  {Clear},  a.] 
  1.  The  white  of  egg.  It  is  used  as  a  size  or  a  glaze  in 
  bookbinding,  for  pastry,  etc 
 
  2.  Any  viscous,  transparent  substance,  resembling  the  white 
  of  an  egg. 
 
  3.  A  broadsword  fixed  on  a  pike;  a  kind  of  halberd. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glair  \Glair\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glaired};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Glairing}.] 
  To  smear  with  the  white  of  an  egg.