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gloze


gloze


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloze  \Gloze\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glozed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Glozing}.]  [OE.  glosen,  F.  gloser.  See  {gloss}  explanation.] 
  1.  To  flatter;  to  wheedle;  to  fawn;  to  talk  smoothly. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  A  false,  glozing  parasite.  --South. 
 
  So  glozed  the  tempter,  and  his  proem  tuned. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  give  a  specious  or  false  meaning;  to  ministerpret 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloze  \Gloze\,  v.  t. 
  To  smooth  over  to  palliate. 
 
  By  glozing  the  evil  that  is  in  the  world.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloze  \Gloze\,  n. 
  1.  Flattery;  adulation;  smooth  speech. 
 
  Now  to  plain  dealing;  lay  these  glozes  by  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Specious  show  gloss.  [Obs.]  --Sir  P.  Sidney.