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Other Glamour Definition

[n] alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
[v] cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

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beauty, becharm, charm, spell, voodoo

Misc. Definitions

\Gla"mour\, n. [Scot. glamour, glamer; cf. Icel. gl['a]meggdr one who is troubled with the glaucoma (?); or Icel. gl[=a]m-s?ni weakness of sight, glamour; gl[=a]mr name of the moon, also of a ghost + s?ni sight akin to E. see. Perh., however, a corruption of E. gramarye.]
1. A charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.
2. Witchcraft; magic; a spell. --Tennyson.
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}, {Glamour might}, 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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