Gloze (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glozed(?); p. pr. & vb. n. Glozing.] [OE. glosen, F. gloser. See gloss explanation.]

1.

To flatter; to wheedle; to fawn; to talk smoothly.

Chaucer.

A false, glozing parasite. South.

So glozed the tempter, and his proem tuned. Milton.

2.

To give a specious or false meaning; to ministerpret.

Shak.

 

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Gloze, v. t.

To smooth over; to palliate.

By glozing the evil that is in the world. I. Taylor.

 

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Gloze, n.

1.

Flattery; adulation; smooth speech.

Now to plain dealing; lay these glozes by. Shak.

2.

Specious show; gloss.

[Obs.]

Sir P. Sidney.

 

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