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Glyde vs Glype - What's the difference?

glyde | glype |

As a verb glyde

is .

As a noun glype is

(ireland|slang) an annoying idiot.




  • * {{quote-book, year=1590, author=, title=Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I, chapter=, edition=1921 ed. citation
  • , passage=XX He so disseized[*] of his gryping grosse, The knight his thrillant speare again assayd In his bras-plated body to embosse, And three mens strength unto the stroke he layd; 175 Wherewith the stiffe beame quaked, as affrayd, And glauncing from his scaly necke, did glyde Close under his left wing, then broad displayd: The percing steele there wrought a wound full wyde, That with the uncouth smart the Monster lowdly cryde. 180 XXI He cryde, as raging seas are wont to rore, When wintry storme his wrathfull wreck does threat The roaring billowes beat the ragged shore, As they the earth would shoulder from her seat, And greedy gulfe does gape,[*] as he would eat 185 His neighbour element in his revenge: Then gin the blustring brethren[*] boldly threat To move the world from off his steadfast henge, And boystrous battell make, each other to avenge. }}



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    (en noun)
  • (Ireland, slang) An annoying idiot.
  • *1896 , William Handling, Grandmother's Death and Other Poems [http://books.google.com/books?id=pqgtAAAAMAAJ], New Haven: George D. Bone, page 8,
  • *:Ye wee bit rakin' cheeky glypes , / Ye'll gang nae farther noo, / A jumpin' burns and six-fit dykes, / And rashes wadin' through.
  • *2000 October 12, "panopticon1299", "Re: Justice" [http://groups.google.com/group/alt.religion.bahai/msg/44bb1f41f3b33dff], in alt.religion.bahai, Usenet ,
  • *:Mr Lyttle is yet another glype who ignores everything of substance. Is it any wonder the AO is in such a mess when it relies on the likes of ye to be its apologists?
  • *2002 July 13, Geoff Burns, "Re: the 11th night" [http://groups.google.com/group/alt.2eggs.sausage.beans.tomatoes.2toast.largetea.cheerslove/msg/d0b601a1afc674d2], in alt.2eggs.sausage.beans.tomatoes.2toast.largetea.cheerslove, Usenet ,
  • *:"Soozle" wan't acting the glype ...