Definition of gleanings. Meaning of gleanings. Synonyms of gleanings
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Definition of gleanings
GleaningGlean Glean, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gleaned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gleaning.] [OE. glenen, OF. glener, glaner, F. glaner, fr.
LL. glenare; cf. W. glan clean, glanh?u to clean, purify, or
AS. gelm, gilm, a hand?ul.]
1. To gather after a reaper; to collect in scattered or
fragmentary parcels, as the grain left by a reaper, or
grapes left after the gathering.
To glean the broken ears after the man That the main
harvest reaps. --Shak.
2. To gather from (a field or vineyard) what is left.
3. To collect with patient and minute labor; to pick out; to
Content to glean what we can from . . . experiments.
Gleaning Glean"ing, n.
The act of gathering after reapers; that which is collected
Glenings of natural knowledge. --Cook.
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