Origin of glider
Examples from the Web for glider
Contemporary Examples of glider
Occasionally someone climbed over it or crashed through it or dug under it, or made himself a glider and flew through it.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece
John le Carré
November 8, 2014
Lilienthal, “the Glider King,” was the first person to make repeated, successful flights on a glider.
The Daily Beast rounds up seven more, from the Glider King to the flying taxi inventor.
Historical Examples of glider
"It hasn't got the glider," muttered Foulet and his tone was tinged with disappointment.The Floating Island of Madness
But it seems that ten miles straight up is a bit too steep for a glider.The Black Star Passes
John W Campbell
He'd flown before, on the commercial lines, but he'd never been in a glider.Mercenary
Dallas McCord Reynolds
After this, Pilcher began to make plans for fitting an engine to his glider.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
He ordered built for him a glider of his own design for this particular purpose.The Romance of Aircraft
Lawrence Yard Smith
mid-15c., "person or thing that glides," agent noun from glide. Meaning "motorless airplane" is c.1897.