Usage examples for GLESS

  1. " They a' begin in a sma' wy," explained Archie, almost hidden in the depths of my reading chair, and emphasising his points with a gentle motion of his right hand; " naethin' tae mention at first, juist a gless at an orra time- a beerial or a merridge- and maybe New Year. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  2. Maister MacOmish may hae taen his gless atween the Hebrew and the Greek, and it's no verra suitable for a minister, but that's anither thing frae bein' intoxicat." – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  3. I gless you not know that big tree fall over las night? – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  4. It's gane, like his last gless o' whusky, never to return." – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  5. Aifter a whilie they tak a mornin' wi' a freend, and syne a gless at the public- hoose in the evenin', and they treat ane anither on market days. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  6. Well, here foine gless!" – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  7. " Well, you see, muss," began Ian, in his slow, nasal tone, " the gless has bin fallin' for some time past, an'- Tonal', poy, mind your helm; see where you're steerin' to!" – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. It wes this wy: he askit the beadle for a gless o' water in the vestry, and slippit his sermon in atween the leaves in sae mony bits. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren