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gleed

[ gleed ]
/ glid /
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noun Archaic.
a glowing coal.
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Origin of gleed

before 950; Middle English gleed(e), Old English glēd; cognate with German Glut,Old Norse glōth; akin to glow

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British Dictionary definitions for gleed

gleed
/ (ɡliːd) /

noun
archaic, or dialect a burning ember or hot coal

Word Origin for gleed

Old English glēd; related to German Glut, Dutch gloed, Swedish glöd
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