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passing through the sides, and screwed on; and nently useful. We trust, therefore, our potters a cover is put over the machine to exclude the will in future conscientiously desist from using dust. The whole is screwed down tast to a that pernicious and slowly poisonous metal. bench by screw-nails LL. When the vice is GLEAD, a name used in the northern parts used, the lead to be drawn is first cast in of the kingdom for the milvus or kite. moulds, into pieces a foot long, with a gutter GLEAM.
s. (geloma, Saxon.) Sudden on each side. One of these pieces is taken, shoot ofdight; lustre; brightness (Milton). and an end of it sharpened with a knife; then T. GLEAM. v. n. (from the noun.) 1. To being put into the hole between the wheels, shine with sudden coruscation (Thumson.) 2. by turning the handle I the lead is drawn To shine (Thomson). through the vice, and receives the form de- GLE'AMY. q. '(from gleam.) Flashing; signed.
darting sudden coruscations of light (Pupe). GLAZING, in the arts, is the polishing or To GLEAN. v. a. (glaner, French.) 1. crusting over earthen ware. When earthen To gather what the reapers of the harvest leave ware is properly baked, it is dipped into a coin- behind (Dryden.) 2. To gather any thing position called a glaze, made by mixing toge- thinly scattered (Shakspeare). ther in water, till it becomes as thick as cream, Glean, s. (from the verb.) Collection fifty-six parts of white lead, twelve of ground made laboriously by slow degrees (Dryden). Aints, and three of ground flint-glass. The GLEANER. š. (from glean.) 1. One ware, by being baked, acquires a strong pro- who gathers after the reapers (Thomson.) 2. perty of imbibing moisture, and in this state One who gathers any thing slow and laboriousit is called biscnit; when dipped into the glaze, ly (Locke). it attracts it into its pores, and the ware be. GLEA'NING. s. (from glean.) The act comes presently dry; it is then exposed a se- of gleaning, or thing gleaned (Atterbury). cond time to the fire, by which means the GLEBE. s. (glela, Latin.) 1. Turf; soil; glaze it has imbibed is melted, and a thin, ground (Dryden.) 2. The land possessed as glassy coat is formed upon the surface. The part of the revenue of an ecclesiastical benefice colour is inore or less yellow, according as a (Spelman). greater or less proportion of lead has been GLEBOUS. a. (from glele.) Tursy used. The lead promotes also the vitrifica- GLE'BY. (Prior). tion; the flint serves to give a consistency lo GLECHOMA. Ground Joy. In botany, the lead during the time of vitrification, and a genus of the class didynamia, order gymno10 prevent its becoming too fluid, and running spermia. Calyx five-cleft; anthers approaching down the sides of the ware, and thereby leave each other in pairs, and each pair forming a ing them unglazed. This kind of glazing by cross. One species only, a well-known native lead is liable to be attacked by acids, and of of the hedges of our own country, possessing a acting in some degree as a poison ; a substitute pleasant aromatic odour, and forinerly employ, has therefore been recommended, which con- ed medicinally, but now completely banished sists of equal parts of white glass and soda fine- from the medical catalogue. It is eaten by ly pulverized, and exposed to a strong heat till sheep, but by no other cattle; even goats and quite dry, and with this the vessels are varnish- swine refusing it: horses dislike it, but will cat ed or glazed. See Pottery.
it when they have no other fodder. M. Westrumb, an eminent German che- GLEDE s. (zlıdaglide, Saxon.) A kind mist, was required by the government of Han- of hawk. See Falco. over to devise a less pernicious incthod of GLEDI'TSIA. Honey.locust. Acacia. glazing earthen ware than any hitherto prac. In botany, a genus of the class polygainia, lised. In consequence of numerons es peri- order monoecia. Herm. calyx four-cleft; ments, he has at length published the success- corol four-petalled; stamens six, pistil one; le. ful result of several compositions, in which gume. Male: calyx three-leared; corol threenot a particle of lead was employed, and which petalled; stamens six. Female : corol fivein his opinion will prove an useful glazing for petaled, pistil one : legume. One species ordinary vessels. First : 32 parts of sand, 11, only: a native tree of Virginia and the West 15, or 20 paris of purified potash, and from Indies. It rises with an erect trunk, to the three to five parts of borax. Second: 32 parts height of thirty or forty feet, and is propagated of glass (we suppose flint-glass), 16 parts of by seeds, which must be procured from the torax, and three parts of pure potash. Third: place in which the tree grows naturally, as it 150 parts of crystallized 'Glauber’s-salt, with does not ripen its seeds in this country: the eight parts of pulverizedł charcoal, previously seeds may be sown in spring, upon a bed of roasted, will it has acquired a grey colour; 1ố light earth, burying them in the ground an parts of sand, and eight parts of borax. inch deep; and, if the spring should prove
Another method of glazing without lead has dry, they must be frequently watered ; and, as been invented by M. Nieseman, a potter at sometinies they rendain two years in the ground, Leipzig : it consists of half a pound of saltpetre, those who desire to save time should cow the half a pound of potash, and one pound of com- seeds in pots, which may be plunged into a mon salt. This coinposition is not very ex- moderate hot-bed, to bring up the plants pensive, and said to produce an enamel not the same season. They must he frequently inferior to that prepared with lead. Professor watered, and gradually inured to the open Leonhardi has investigated, and found it cmi. air: during the summer season, the plants in
pots will require frequent waterings; but those GLEN. s. (gleann, Erse.) A ralley; a in the full ground will not dry so fast, and need dale ; a depres-ion between two hills (Spenser). not have any water, unless the season should GLENCOE (Vale of), a valley, near the prove very dry: In autumn, the plants in the head of Loch Etive, in Argyleshire; noted for pois may be placed under a hot-bed frame, to a cruel massacre of its inhabitants in 1691. proiect them froin frost; and those in the full GLENCROY (Vale of), a wild and ro. ground sao ld be covered with mats ou the mantic tract, near the N. E. extremity of first appearance of a frost. The following Loch Loung, in Argyleshire, The two ranges April, the plants may be transplanted into of mountains, which overhang this valley, apnursery-beds, at the distance of six inches, in proach each other, and between these the trapows, a fuot asunder. If the season should veller is iinmured. Their stupendous height, prove ury, they must be watered; and if the and the roaring of numerous cataracts, that surtace of the bed be covered with moss, or pour over their broken surface, produce an nuleh, to prevent the earth from drying, awsul effect. it will be of great service to the plants. Here GLENOID CAVITY. (cavitas glenoides; this may remain two years, during which time yanvointos, from yanım, a cavity, and séas, resemti y mit be kept clean frou weeds ; and in blance). In anatomy, the articular cavity of the wilde: there should be some routen tan, or the scapula. other mulch, spread over the surface of the GLENLUCE, a town in Wigtonshire, ground, to resist the frost. If the plants have seated on the river Luce, near its entrance into thriven well, they will now be fit to transplant the bay of that name, 16 miles W. by S. of to the places where they are designed to re- Wigton. main: the best season for this purpose is late
GLENSHEE (Spital of), a noted pass of in the spring; they thrive best in a deep light the Grampian mountains, in Scotland, a little soil, for in strong, shallow ground, they be- S. of the point where the counties of Perth, come, mossy, and never grow large : they Angus, and Aberdeen, meet. should also have a sheltered situation,
for when GLEW.s. (gluten, Latin.) A viscous cemuch exposed to winds, their branches are
Sve GLUE. frequenily broken, in the summer-season, in GLIB. a. (from 2013, Skinner.) 1. Smooth; consequence of the weight of their leaves. slippery; so formed as to be easily moved
GLEE. s. (zli33e, Saxon.) Joy; merri- (Burnet.) 2. Smooth; voluble (Shakspeare). ment; gayety (Gay).
GLIB. s. A thick curled hush of hair hang. Glee, in music, a vocal composition in ing down over the eyes (Spenser). three or more parts, generally consisting of To GLIR. v. a. (from the adjective.) To more than one movement, and the subject of castrate (Shakspeare). which, notwithstanding the received sense of GLI'BLY. ad. (from glil.) Smoothly; pothe word Glee, may be either gay, tender, or lubly (Government of the Tongue). grave; bacchanalian, amatory, or pathetic. GLI'BNESS. s. (from glil.) Smoothness; When the glee was first introduced in Eng- slipperiness (Chapman). land is not exactly known, but it is of modern T. GLIDE. v. n. (zlıdan, Saxon.) _1. To invention, and was originally, as appears evi. flow gently and silently (Fairfar.) 2. To pass dent froin its naine, confined to themes of on without change of step (Dryd.) To more cheerfulness and conviviality. (Busby). swiftly and smoothly along (Shakspeare).
GLEED. ». (from glopan, Saxon, to glow.) Glide. s. (from the verb.) Lapse; act or A hot glowing coal: obsolete.
manner of passing smoothly (Shakspeure). GLEEFUL. a. (glee and full.) Gay; GLI'DER. s. (from glide.) One that glides. merry; cheerful: not used (Shakspeare). GLIKE. s. (3!13, Saxon. See GLEEK.) A
GLEEK. s. (3'tzge, Saxon.) Musick; or sneer: a scoff; not in use (Shakspeure). musician (Shakspeare').
T. GLI’MMER. v. n. (glimmer, Danish.) To GLEEK. v. a. (gligman, in Saxon, is a 1. To shine faintly (Shakspeare.) 2. To be mimick or a droll.) To sneer; to gibe; to droll perceived imperfectly; to appear fainily(1'ot.). upon (Shakspeare).
Glimmer, in oryctology. See Moca. T. GLEEN. v. n. To shine with heat or GlI'MMER. s. (from the verb.) Paint polish (Prior).
splendour; weak light. GLEET. See BLENNORRHAGIA.
GLIMPSE. s. (glimmen, Dutch.) 1. A To Gleet. v. n. (from the noun). 1. To weak faint light (Locke.) 2. A quick flashing drip or ooze with a thin sanius liquor (Wise.). light (Milton.) 3. Transitory lustre (Dry den.) 2. To run slowly (Cheyne).
4. Short Aeering enjoyment (Prior.) 5. A GLE'ETY. a. (froin gleet.) Ichorous; short transitory view (Hakevill.) 6. The exthinly sanious (iViseman).
hibition of a faint resemblance (Shakspeare). GLEICHENIA. In botany, a genus of GLINUS, in botany, a genus of the class the class cryptogamia, order filices. Fructifi. dodecandia, order pentagynia. Calyx fivecation three or four together, oval, sessile, half leaved; corolless; nectaries cloven bristles ; immersed in an hemispheric hollow of the seg- capsule five-angled, five-celled, five-valved, ments of the frond, one-celled, two-valved; many-seeded. Three species ; natives of Asia, seedls numerous, roundish. Two species, both with shrubby stems and hoary or hairy leaves : exotics.
lower lip three-parted; receptacle chaffy. Ning
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species, chiefly natives of the south of France GLOBE, in geometry, one of the round boand the Lerant. The following alone are dies more usually
called a sphere : it is bounded by worthy of notice.
one uniform convex surface, every point of which 1. G. vulgaris. Blue-daisy. Stem herba- is equally distant from a certain point within oallo ceous, slender, simple one-fowered; root-leaves ed the centre. petioled, clustered, emarginate with a point
For Euclia's definition, see the articleGEOMETRY. within the notch; stem-leaves 'alternate, near
If d denote the diameter of the globe,
c the circumference, ly sessile, three-toothed. Flowers blue, Coin
a tbe altitude of any segment, and mon to many parts of Europe.
P= 3:1416; then 2. G. alypum. Stem shrubby; leares lan
The surface. The solidity. ceolate, three-toothed and entire ; heads termi
In the Globe nal. The leaves are employed in Spain as a
pd=cd #pas In the Segt. pal
Tipas + 3d-2a powerful cathartic ; and often as an antidote
See the article SPHERE. to the prison of siphilis. The plant grows indigenously in Spain, France, and Italy.
GLOBE, or ARTIFICIAL GLOBE, is more parti.
cularly used for a globe of inetal, plaister, paper, GLIRES. The fourth order of the class pasteboard, &c. on the surface of which is drawn mammalia, in the Linnéan system of zoology: a map, or representation of either the heavens or ih us ordinally characterised: 'fore-teeth two in the earth, with the several circles conceived upon each jaw, approximate, remote from the grind. thein. And hence ers; tushless. See Zoology.
Globes are of two kinds, terrestrial, and celes. GLISSON (Francis,) a learned English tial; which are of considerable use in geography physician in the 17th century, was educated at and astronomy, by serving to give a lively repreCambridge, and was made regius professor of sentation of their principal objects, and for perthat uniiersity. In 1634 he was admitted a forming and illustrating many of their operations fellow of the college of physicians in London. in a manner easy to be perceived by the senses, During the civil wars he practised physic at ledge of the mathematical grounds of those sciences. Colchester, and afterwards seuled in London. He greatly improved physic by his anatomical that are common to both globes, are an axis, re
Description of the Globes. — The fundamental parts dissections and observations, and made several presenting the axis of the world, passing through dew discoveries of singular use towards esta- the two poles of a spherical shell, representing blishing a rational practice. He wrote, 1. De those of the world, which shell makes the body of rachitide, &c. 2. De lymphæductis nuper the globe, upon the external surface of which is repertis ; with the Anatomica prolegomena, & drawn the representation of the whole surface of Anatumia hepatis. 3. De nature sul.stantia the earth, sea, rivers, islands, &c. for the terresenergetica ; seu de via vilæ naturæ, ejusque trial globe, and the stars and constellations of the tribus primis facultatibus, &c. quarto,
4. heavens, for the celestial on“; besides the equiTractatus de ventriculo & intestinis, &c. The noctial and ecliptic lines, the zodiac, and two world is obliged to him for the capsula com- tropics and polar circles, and a number of meri
dian lines. There is next a brazen meridian, munis, or vagina portæ.
being a strong circle of brass, circumscribing GLIST, in oryctology. See Mica. T. GLI'STEN. v. n. (glittan, German.) in which the globe is hung by its two poles, upon
the globe, at a small distance from it quite round, To shine; to sparkle with light (Thomson). wbich it turns round within this circle, which is
T. GLISTER. v. n. (glisteren, Dutch.) divided into 4 times 90 degrees, beginning at the To shine; to be bright (Spenser).
equator on both sides, and ending with 90 at the GUI'STER. S. See CLYSTER.
two poles. There are also two sinall bour circles, To GLITTER. v. n. (zlızıman, Saxon.) of brass, divided into twice 12 hours, and fitted 1. To shine; to exhibit lustre; to gleam (Dry.) on the meridian round the poles, which carry an 2. To be specious; to be striking (Young).
index pointing to the hour. The whole is set in a GLITTER. 5. (from the verb.) Lustre; wooden ring, placed parallel to, and representing bright show ; splendour (Collier).
the horizon, in which the globe slides by the brass GLITTERAND. part. Shining; sparkling. ing to any proposed latitude. There is also a thin
meridian, elevating or depressing the pole accord. GLITTERINGLY. ad. (from glitter.) slip of brass, called a quadrant of altitude, made With shining lustre.
to fit on occasionally upon the brass meridian, at To GLOAR. v. a. (gloeren, Dutch.) To the highest or vertical point, to measure the altisquint; to look askew (Skinner).
tude of any thing above the horizon. A magnetic T. GLOAT. v. n. To cast side glances as compass is sometimes set underneath. a timorous lover (Rowe).
The late Mr. George Adains made some im. GLO'BARD. s. (from glow.) A glow- provements in the construction of the globes. worm.
His globes, like others, are susperided at their GLO-BATED. a. (from globe.) Formed poles in a strong brass circle NZES (see the fiin shape of a globe; spherical ; spheroidical.
gure of the celestial globe in Plate 83,) and turn GLOBATÉGLAND. A lymphatic gland. They have each a thin brass semicircle NHS
therein upon two iron pins which form the axis. See GLAND.
moveable about these poles, with a small, thin GLOBBA, in botany, a genus of the class sliding circle H thereon; which semicircle is die diandria, order monogynia. Corol equal, three- vided into two quadrants of 90 degrees each, from cleft; calyx superior, three-cleft; capsules the equator to both the poles. On the terrestrial three-celled ; seeds numerous. Four species, globe this semicircle is a moreable meridian, and herbaseous plants of India,
its small sliding circle, which is divided into a