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Definition of Gleaner

  • One who gathers after reapers.
  • One who gathers slowly with labor.
  • someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
  • someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters

How to use gleaner in a sentence. Gleaner pronunciation.

Good words, good deeds, and beautiful expressions A wise man ever culls from every quarter, E’en as a gleaner gathers ears of corn.
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In taking this course I save the expense of the weed-grubbers, who gain money,-of the reapers in harvest-time, who drink lustily, and without water,-of gleaners, who will expect their cakes and bannocks,-of threshers, who leave no garlic, scallions, leeks, nor onions in our gardens, by the authority of Thestilis in Virgil,-and of the millers, who are generally thieves,-and of the bakers, who are little better.
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Next to these disgorgers of honey and gleaners of pollen-dust, it would be well to consult other Hymenoptera, Wasps who devote themselves to the chase and pile their cells one after the other, in a row, showing the relative age of the cocoons.
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But in the silence of the night a greater Reaper had passed by, gathering in the harvest of a righteous life, and leaving only tender memories for the gleaners who had come so late. The old man sat in the shadow of the tree his own hands planted; its fruit boughs shone ruddily, and its leaves still whispered the low lullaby that hushed him to his rest.
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A wise man ever culls from every quarter, E’en as a gleaner gathers ears of corn.
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N. W. He departed from the house whereat Death the Gleaner had twice knocked with his Scythe.
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But in the silence of the night a greater Reaper had passed by, gathering in the harvest of a righteous life, and leaving only tender memories for the gleaners who had come so late.
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Gleaners were already in the field, their bent figures casting sharp shadows on the golden upland, and the field itself stretched upwards to a great wood that lay folded round the top of a spreading hill.
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To see gleaners at work at harvest time, denotes prosperous business, and, to the farmer, a bountiful yield of crops.
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If you are working with the gleaners, you will come into an estate, after some trouble in establishing rights.
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And it was next to impossible that any arrear the most trivial should still remain for a gleaner.
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Address-THE GLEANER Huntingdon, Que. THE TRAGEDY OF QUEBEC is out of print.
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He kept Clementina laughing; and he pretended that he was going to bring a diagram of his patent right for her to see, because she would be interested in a gleaner like that; and he said he wished her father could see it, for it would be sure to interest the kind of man Mrs. Lander described him to be.
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If I could get him to take hold of my gleaner in New England, we could make the blueberry crop worth twice what it is.
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He said that he had stopped at Venice because it was such a splendid place to introduce his gleaner; he invited Mrs. Lander to become a partner in the enterprise; he promised her a return of fifty per cent.
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If he could once introduce his gleaner in Venice, he should be a made man.
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They wouldn't have a chance to try my gleaner, on the other side of the Alps much before September, anyway.
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He believes in your gleaner, and he knows all about machinery.
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A gleaner harvests the grain.
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But "Harvest" is quiet and serious; the goddess, bearing the torch of Indian Summer, receives the sheaves of the gleaners.
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Examples of Gleaner

Example #1
In poverty and other misfortunes of life men think friends to be their only refuge.
Example #2
The young they keep out of mischief, to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
Example #3
Let's take off one, two, three, nine bumpers.
Example #4
Is this small saving or frugality?
Example #5
The brambles house several of these: Solenius vagus, who stores up Flies; Psen atratus, who provides her grubs with a heap of Plant-lice; Trypoxylon figulus, who feeds them with Spiders.
Example #6
This series, one of nine cocoons, comprises five females followed by four males, without any mixing of the sexes.