gleaner gleaner

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters
  2. (n) someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully

Usage(s):

  • Gerold Frank is an incorrigible gleaner.

News

  1. Portion of Arby's sales to aid Gleaners food bank

    Arby's of Madison Heights plans to donate 20 percent of its proceeds taken in from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. College news

    * The Gleaner Life Insurance Society Scholarship Foundation has announced Kaitlin Kenney is the recipient of a $1,000 Frank & Shirley Dick Scholarship.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: This Week Licking County

  3. Our Citizens

    The Gleaner Life Insurance Society Scholarship Foundation has announced Shelby Leonard as the recipient of a $1,000 Greater Flint Area Arbor Scholarship Award. She is the daughter of Larry and Sadie Leonard. Leonard was one of 126 students selected to receive a 2013 scholarship award from the Gleaner Life Insurance Society Scholarship Foundation. read more
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Tri-County Citizen

Quotes

  1. "It is always an honour," a smartly dressed Bolt told those gathered for the occasion. "I have been acknowledged by a lot of people overseas, but it is also a good thing to be acknowledged by a big company like The Gleaner. It shows that your...
    on Nov 18, 2009 By: Usain Bolt Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  2. "We look forward to building upon the quality reporting and community coverage provided by The Daily Gleaner as well as our Oromocto publication, The Post Gazette. Our readers in the Fredericton area can continue to rely on the paper as a voice of...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Nancy Cook Source: Times and Transcript

  3. Reacting to the Gleaner Honour Award, Channer said "We are delighted to be the winners of the 2008 Gleaner Awards in the arts. I sincerely hope that we'll still find it in ourselves to continue to be fun-loving troublemakers, after being included in...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Colin Channer Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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