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Is It A Glen

KinkyWinks

In the song Danny Boy, there is a line, "From Glen to Glen" or is it Glenn, or Glyn. My dime store dictionary does not have either

Replies:   madnige  Switch Blayde
madnige

@KinkyWinks

Glen = Valley

Replies:   KinkyWinks
KinkyWinks

@madnige

Thanks, Maybe Santa will bring me a better dictionary.

madnige
Updated:

Double-click on 'Glen', then right click, select 'Search Google for...' (in Firefox, anyway); top match is Wikipedia article. Filter through a reality/sensible check noting it's a typically Scottish word (though I know it from Northern English) which ties in with the pipes in the lyrics, also lyrics 'down the mountain side'. Google will often give a dictionary definition with the above procedure, which is why I now like reading stuff in the browser - and not necessarily just online (and there was another use - I wasn't sure of the spelling of necessarily - one 'c' or two? - and was able to quickly verify).

Switch Blayde

@KinkyWinks

Glen


Or in Google, enter:

definition:glen

Replies:   Crumbly Writer
Crumbly Writer

@Switch Blayde

Or in Google, enter:

definition:glen

Switch, KinkyWinks just specified she's not as interested in dictionary definitions, preferring to explore. I use the opposition question formatting : definition. After you use it a few times, FF learns to anticipate it and offers it as an option. But then, I'm always checking dictionary and thesaurus definitions.

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