[ glid-n ]
/ ˈglɪd n /
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Charles Jasper, 1857–1927, U.S. businessman: a pioneer in the telephone industry.
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How to use Glidden in a sentence
For two weeks Ruth Glidden stood at the right hand of Mrs. Myers, and supplemented the trained nurse in the sick room.
Miss Glidden and her party had at first been placed in quarters which the young lady did not find to her taste.
I believe in my soul that Glidden would gladly have seen his daughter marry one of the Brierly boys.
Miss Glidden is still bent upon crossing, and your wife is her willing abettor.
The handwriting was that of Ruth Glidden, and the stationery that of a fashionable Piccadilly dressmaker.