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gloss

Shiny appearance of a surface. See matt surface.
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The strategy referred to is called here learner glossing.
According to Lapidge, 'the glossing here might be described as "grammatical" or "morphological": quam rem in the first line indicates that haec is accusative, cuius rei that Agustini is genitive, que res that hrethor in line 2 is nominative, quo modo that Dulcisono is ablative, and so on.
They create a vivid impression of how different the exercise would have appeared in reality--the teacher with the Bible in front of him, glossing the text and putting his comments more fully in context as he proceeded.
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Glossing the text of a play by Shakespeare is no easy matter, given the rich wordplay and nuances of his language, and editors will differ in their emphases.
The logical explanation for the appearance of glossing of this kind is that the scribe, while copying page for page, occasionally wrote in the glosses from the exemplar by accident.