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glade

[ gleyd ]
/ gleɪd /
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noun

an open space in a forest.

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Origin of glade

1520–30; akin to glad1, in obsolete sense “bright”

OTHER WORDS FROM glade

gladelike, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glade

glade
/ (ɡleɪd) /

noun

an open place in a forest; clearing

Derived forms of glade

gladelike, adjective

Word Origin for glade

C16: of uncertain origin; perhaps related to glad 1 (in obsolete sense: bright); see gleam
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