Glister meaning

glĭs'tər
To glisten.
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Glitter; brilliance.
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All that glisters is not gold. Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (II, vii)

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A brilliant flash; a glint.
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Alternative form of clyster.
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Origin of glister

  • Middle English glisteren probably from Middle Dutch glinsteren or Middle Low German glisteren ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Compare Old French glistere.
    From Wiktionary
  • Old English glistren
    From Wiktionary