glade

[ gleyd ]
/ gleɪd /

noun

an open space in a forest.

RELATED WORDS

Origin of glade

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

Related forms

glade·like, adjective
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glade

/ (ɡleɪd) /

noun

an open place in a forest; clearing

Derived Forms

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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