Definition of Glean

  • (v. t.) To gather after a reaper; to collect in scattered or fragmentary parcels, as the grain left by a reaper, or grapes left after the gathering.
  • (v. t.) To gather from (a field or vineyard) what is left.
  • (v. t.) To collect with patient and minute labor; to pick out; to obtain.
  • (v. i.) To gather stalks or ears of grain left by reapers.
  • (v. i.) To pick up or gather anything by degrees.
  • (n.) A collection made by gleaning.
  • (n.) Cleaning; afterbirth.

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