1. A collection made by gleaning.
2. (obsolete) cleaning; afterbirth
1. gather, as of natural products
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.)