Glamour

Definition of Glamour

Gla´mour
n.1.
1.A charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.
2.Witchcraft; magic; a spell.
3.A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.
The air filled with a strange, pale glamour that seemed to lie over the broad valley.
- W. Black.
4.Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified.
Glamour gift
the gift or power of producing a glamour. The former is used figuratively, of the gift of fascination peculiar to women.
It had much of glamour might
To make a lady seem a knight.
- Sir W. Scott.

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