glee

Part of speech: noun

Mirth; gaiety; merriment.

Part of speech: noun

A song for three or more voices.

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Usage examples "glee":

  1. A wild gust of wind had uprooted a young fir tree from the plantation, and bearing it with a savage glee toward the cliff side, dashed it against the kneeling man. - "The New Tenant", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. The lay was sung, the song of the glee- man, the joke rose again, the noise from the benches grew loud, cupbearers gave the wine from wondrous vessels. - "The Ethnology of the British Islands", Robert Gordon Latham.
  3. Every glee- man has it. - "The Caged Lion", Charlotte M. Yonge.