Middle English Dictionary Entry
|Etymology||Prob. ON; cp. Norw. glytta to peep, Swed. & Norw. dial. glutta; akin to OI glotta. Also cp. MnE dial. glout to look sullen.|
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
To scowl, look glum.
- a1450 Rich.(Cai 175/96:Weber)4771 : He glowtyd [Brunner: glouryd] and gan to syke.