/ (ɡliːd) /
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a former Brit name for the red kiteSee kite 1 (def. 4)
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Word Origin for glede
Old English glida; related to Old Norse gletha, Middle Low German glede
Words nearby glede
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How to use glede in a sentence
It is indeed in consequence of this flight that it has been called the Glede, the word being derived from its gliding movements.
And the Glede, and the kite, and the vulture after his kind.
Whether the word raah, which is translated as Glede in Deut.
When the glede's in the blue cloud, / The laverock lies still; / When the hound's in the green wood, / The hind keeps the hill.
A cinnamon fly, with glede wings mixed with jungle cock, and ribbed with gold.Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c.|William Blacker