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gloss

Shiny appearance of a surface. See matt surface.
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because somehow the air, the dust, the gloss upon her lips held a direct
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The use of illustration as a gloss upon historical narrative is investigated by Teresa Fitzherbert, who traces this phenomenon back into the late thirteenth century by dint of focusing on the depiction of the last Khwarazmshah, Jalal al-Din, in two Paris manuscripts of Juwayni's Ta rikh-i Jahan-Gusha.