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gleed

[ gleed ]

noun

, Archaic.
  1. a glowing coal.


gleed

/ ɡliːd /

noun

  1. archaic.
    a burning ember or hot coal


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gleed1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gleed1

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

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Example Sentences

Many a man I saw wounded go on those gleed-strewed paths; their faces seemed to me all reddened with reeking blood.

The jingling gold, and the gleed-red treasure, those rings, shall be thy bane.

To shoot and dine with him was to see Gleed at his very best.

Wilton Gleed could not face the immediate hole in his profits.

Gleed shrugged again, but this time there was no accompanying smile.

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