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Glamour

Glamour

1. A charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.

2. Witchcraft; magic; a spell.

3. A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are. The air filled with a strange, pale glamour that seemed to lie over the broad valley. (W. Black)

4. Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified. Glamour gift, glamour might, the gift or power of producing a glamour. The former is used figuratively, of the gift of fascination peculiar to women. It had much of glamour might to make a lady seem a knight. (Sir W. Scott)

Origin: Scot. Glamour, glamer; cf. Icel. Glameggdr one who is troubled with the glaucoma (?); or Icel. Glam-sni weakness of sight, glamour; glamr name of the moon, also of a ghost _ sni sight akin to E. See. Perh, however, a corruption of E. Gramarye.


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