Definition of Gliffing
1. a moment [n -S] - See also: moment
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gliffing
Literary usage of Gliffing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Waverley Novels by Walter Scott (1870)
"... wherefore I asked them, I'll gie you a bit canny advice, and ye maunna speir what for neither. Tib Mumps will be out wi' the stirrup-dram in a gliffing; ..."
2. Guy Mannering by Walter Scott (1910)
"Tib Mumps will be out wi' the stirrup-dram in a gliffing. She 'll ask ye whether ye gang ower Willie's Brae or through Cons- ..."
3. The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last by Walter Scott (1833)
"... you may depend on't— Keep the door locked, and 111 speak to these gentlemen in a gliffing—But first I maun hae a crack wi' an auid acquaintance here. ..."