(noun, verb)


1. A collection made by gleaning.

2. (obsolete) cleaning; afterbirth


1. gather, as of natural products

Similar word(s): harvest, reap

Definition categories: contact, collect, garner, gather

Sentences with glean as a verb:

- to glean a field

- He gleaned a living from newspaper work for a few months, but in the summer went to a fishing village […] where […] he wrote his great historical drama, "Master Olof." (Translators Edith and Warner Oland on author August Strindberg.)