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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Things acquired by gathering or collecting (often grain left behind by the reapers).

Usage examples (38)
  • These gleanings from a single day of online news dispatches should be enough to deflate even the proudest member of the boomer clan.
  • Other gleanings from the piece include:
  • "The gleanings are no more," Char said despondently.
  • Was Syodor out in the rain, using it to uncover new gleanings? for more
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