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Word of the day: glean

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Sep• 25•18

The Gleaners, Jean-Francois Millet 1857

GLEAN: Original meaning was to gather grain left behind by reapers after the harvest (Middle English). These days it has come to mean gathering information or other resources bit by bit, with some effort or to gather gradually.

With thanks from Robert MacFarlane.

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