Glair (?), n. [F. glaire, glaire d'uf, the glair of an egg, prob. fr. L. clarus clear, bright. See Clear, a.]

1.

The white of egg. It is used as a size or a glaze in bookbinding, for pastry, etc.

2.

Any viscous, transparent substance, resembling the white of an egg.

3.

A broadsword fixed on a pike; a kind of halberd.

 

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Glair, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glaired (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Glairing.]

To smear with the white of an egg.

 

© Webster 1913.

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