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gloze vb. (orig.=to make glosses upon)
1. to interpret (a thing) to be (so and so) H5 I. ii. 40 “Which Salique land the French unjustly To be the realm of France.”
2. to comment “on” Troil. II. ii. 165.
3. to talk smoothly and speciously, use fair words or flattering language R2 II. i. 10, Tit. IV. iv. 35 “thus it shall become High-willed Tamora to with all,” Per. I. i. 110 “he has found the meaning But I will gloze with him.”
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (3):
    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 2.1
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