glory pea


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glory \Glo"ry\ (gl[=o]"r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie,
   gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle`os,
   Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See Loud.]
   1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by
      common consent to a person or thing; high reputation;
      honorable fame; renown.
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            Glory to God in the highest.          --Luke ii. 14.
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            Spread his glory through all countries wide.
                                                  --Spenser.
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   2. That quality in a person or thing which secures general
      praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an
      object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise;
      excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
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            Think it no glory to swell in tyranny. --Sir P.
                                                  Sidney.
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            Jewels lose their glory if neglected. --Shak.
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            Your sex's glory 't is to shine unknown. --Young.
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   3. Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
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            In glory of thy fortunes.             --Chapman.
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   4. The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of
      the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven;
      celestial honor; heaven.
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            Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward
            receive me to glory.                  --Ps. lxxiii.
                                                  24.
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   5. An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of
      peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of
      gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by
      a disk, or a mere line.
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   Note: This is the general term; when confined to the head it
         is properly called nimbus; when encircling the whole
         body, aureola or aureole.
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   Glory hole, an opening in the wall of a glass furnace,
      exposing the brilliant white light of the interior.
      --Knight.

   Glory pea (Bot.), the name of two leguminous plants
      (Clianthus Dampieri and C. puniceus) of Australia and
      New Zeland. They have showy scarlet or crimson flowers.

   Glory tree (Bot.), a name given to several species of the
      verbenaceous genus Clerodendron, showy flowering shrubs
      of tropical regions.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pea \Pea\, n.; pl. Peas (p[=e]z) or Pease (p[=e]z). [OE.
   pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum;
   cf. Gr. pi`sos, pi`son. The final s was misunderstood in
   English as a plural ending. Cf. Pease.]
   1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of
      many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a
      papilionaceous flower, and the pericarp is a legume,
      popularly called a pod.
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   Note: When a definite number, more than one, is spoken of,
         the plural form peas is used; as, the pod contained
         nine peas; but, in a collective sense, the form pease
         is preferred; as, a bushel of pease; they had pease at
         dinner. This distinction is not always preserved, the
         form peas being used in both senses.
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   2. A name given, especially in the Southern States, to the
      seed of several leguminous plants (species of Dolichos,
      Cicer, Abrus, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum)
      of a different color from the rest of the seed.
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   Note: The name pea is given to many leguminous plants more or
         less closely related to the common pea. See the
         Phrases, below.
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   Beach pea (Bot.), a seashore plant, Lathyrus maritimus.
      

   Black-eyed pea, a West Indian name for {Dolichos
      sph[ae]rospermus} and its seed.

   Butterfly pea, the American plant Clitoria Mariana,
      having showy blossoms.

   Chick pea. See Chick-pea.

   Egyptian pea. Same as Chick-pea.

   Everlasting pea. See under Everlasting.

   Glory pea. See under Glory, n.

   Hoary pea, any plant of the genus Tephrosia; goat's rue.
      

   Issue pea, Orris pea. (Med.) See under Issue, and
      Orris.

   Milk pea. (Bot.) See under Milk.

   Pea berry, a kind of a coffee bean or grain which grows
      single, and is round or pea-shaped; often used
      adjectively; as, pea-berry coffee.

   Pea bug. (Zool.) Same as Pea weevil.

   Pea coal, a size of coal smaller than nut coal.

   Pea crab (Zool.), any small crab of the genus
      Pinnotheres, living as a commensal in bivalves; esp.,
      the European species (Pinnotheres pisum) which lives in
      the common mussel and the cockle.

   Pea dove (Zool.), the American ground dove.

   Pea-flower tribe (Bot.), a suborder (Papilionace[ae]) of
      leguminous plants having blossoms essentially like that of
      the pea. --G. Bentham.

   Pea maggot (Zool.), the larva of a European moth ({Tortrix
      pisi}), which is very destructive to peas.

   Pea ore (Min.), argillaceous oxide of iron, occurring in
      round grains of a size of a pea; pisolitic ore.

   Pea starch, the starch or flour of the common pea, which is
      sometimes used in adulterating wheat flour, pepper, etc.
      

   Pea tree (Bot.), the name of several leguminous shrubs of
      the genus Caragana, natives of Siberia and China.

   Pea vine. (Bot.)
      (a) Any plant which bears peas.
      (b) A kind of vetch or tare, common in the United States
          (Lathyrus Americana, and other similar species).

   Pea weevil (Zool.), a small weevil (Bruchus pisi) which
      destroys peas by eating out the interior.

   Pigeon pea. (Bot.) See Pigeon pea.

   Sweet pea (Bot.), the annual plant Lathyrus odoratus;
      also, its many-colored, sweet-scented blossoms.
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