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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully; Someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters.

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  • Mark Dawes, Staff Reporter
  • So she takes upon herself the menial task of a gleaner.
  • Otho the gleaner, "I am deeply offended, at which her British majesty must feel grievously distressed."
  • The wind is a lover, gently caressing, and a gleaner—sweeping clean the debris and breaking those who will not bend. for more
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