Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ΒΆGLEEMOCH, n. A faint or deadened gleam, as that of the sun when fog intervenes. Ayr. 1821 Scots Mag. (April) 352:
To . . . shyne like the rouky gleemoch in a craunrochie morning.

[Eng. gleam + dim. suff. -och.]

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