Glory

Definition of Glory

Glo´ry   Pronunciation: glō´rŷ; 111
n.1.Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.
Glory to God in the highest.
- Luke ii. 14.
Spread his glory through all countries wide.
- Spenser.
2.That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
Think it no glory to swell in tyranny.
- Sir P. Sidney.
Jewels lose their glory if neglected.
- Shak.
Your sex's glory 't is to shine unknown.
- Young.
3.Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
In glory of thy fortunes.
- Chapman.
4.The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.
Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
- Ps. lxxiii. 24.
5.An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
Glory hole
an opening in the wall of a glass furnace, exposing the brilliant white light of the interior.
Glory pea
(Bot.) the name of two leguminous plants (Clianthus Dampieri and C. puniceus) of Australia and New Zeland. They have showy scarlet or crimson flowers.
- Knight.
Glory tree
(Bot.) a name given to several species of the verbenaceous genus Clerodendron, showy flowering shrubs of tropical regions.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Gloried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Glorying.]
1.To exult with joy; to rejoice.
Glory ye in his holy name.
- Ps. cv.
2.To boast; to be proud.
God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.
- Gal. vi. 14
No one . . . should glory in his prosperity.
- Richardson.

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