The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glance \Glance\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glanced; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
From art, from nature, from the schools,
Let random influences glance,
Like light in many a shivered lance,
That breaks about the dappled pools. --Tennyson.
2. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart
aside. "Your arrow hath glanced". --Shak.
On me the curse aslope
Glanced on the ground. --Milton.
3. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a
momentary or hasty view.
The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,
Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to
4. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to
hint; -- often with at.
Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at. --Shak.
He glanced at a certain reverend doctor. --Swift.
5. To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be
visible only for an instant at a time; to move
interruptedly; to twinkle.
And all along the forum and up the sacred seat,
His vulture eye pursued the trip of those small
glancing feet. --Macaulay.