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glance vb.:
1. (of a weapon) to glide off an object struck Wiv. V. v. 261 [249] “your arrow hath g-d”; fig. Shr. V. ii. 61 “the jest did away from me,” Lr. V. iii. 150; “ on,” to strike obliquely upon and turn aside Per. III. iii. 7.
2. to dart or spring “aside” Sonn. lxxvi. 3*.
3. to pass quickly “from” (a subject) Meas. V. i. 307 “to from him to the duke himself;— at,” to allude to in passing, hit at, reflect upon MND. II. i. 75 “ at my credit with Hippolyta,” Cæs. I. ii. 325 “Cæsar's ambition shall be glanced at.”
4. to allude to Err. V. i. 66 “I often glanced it.”
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 3.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lxxvi
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