Definition of Glede

1. n. The common European kite (Milvus ictinus). This name is also sometimes applied to the buzzard.



2. n. A live coal.

Definition of Glede

1. Noun. A live coal, an ember. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several birds of prey, especially a kite, ''Milvus milvus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glede

1. a bird of prey [n -S]

Medical Definition of Glede

1. The common European kite (Milvus ictinus). This name is also sometimes applied to the buzzard. Alternative forms: glead, gled, gleed, glade, and glide. Origin: AS. Glida, akin to Icel. Glea, Sw. Glada. Cf. Glide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glede

gleans
gleave
gleaves
gleba
glebae
glebal
glebe
glebe-house
glebe-land
glebe house
glebeless
glebes
glebous
gleby
gled
glede (current term)
gledes
gledge
gledged
gledges
gledging
gleds
glee
glee club
glee clubs
gleecraft
gleed
gleeds
gleeful
gleefull

Literary usage of Glede

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"In the public version of the Bible, the glede and kite are put together, as if they were two birds ; but t lui is an error. Deut., xiv, 13. ..."

2. A familiar history of birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts by Edward Stanley (1880)
"The glede, or Kite.—Herons.—Food of the Hawk Tribe. —Their Disposition.—The Hawks sacred to the Egyptians and Turks. VULTURES are nearly allied to the ..."

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