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Word of the Day 12/28/15 Glee

Glee (noun)
glee [glee]


noun
1. open delight or pleasure; exultant joy; exultation.
2. an unaccompanied part song for three or more voices, popular especially in the 18th century.

Synonyms
1. merriment, jollity, hilarity, mirth, joviality, gaiety. See mirth.

Origin: before 900; Middle English; Old English glēo; cognate with Old Norse glȳ; akin to glow

Glee (verb, noun)
glee [glee] Scot. and North England


verb (used without object)
1. to squint or look with one eye.

noun
2. a squint.
3. an imperfect eye, especially one with a cast.

Origin: 1250-1300; Middle English glien, gleen; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse gljā to shine

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