from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An English name for the gleam exhibited at night by a school of herrings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full to the brim; overflowing.

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  • verb Present participle of brim.

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  • adjective filled to capacity


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