Gliff (?), n. [Cf. OE. gliffen, gliften, to look with fear at.]

1.

A transient glance; an unexpected view of something that startles one; a sudden fear.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Halliwell.

2.

A moment: as, for a gliff.

[Scot.]

Sir W. Scott.

 

© Webster 1913.

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