Definition of Gladdie

1. colloquial name for a gladiolus flower [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gladdie

glad eye
glad hand
glad hands
glad rags
glad tidings
glad wrap
gladded
gladden
gladdened
gladdener
gladdeners
gladdening
gladdens
gladder
gladdest
gladdie (current term)
gladdies
gladding
gladdon
gladdon iris
gladdons
glade
glade fern
glade mallow
gladelike
gladen
glades
gladeye
gladful
gladfully

Literary usage of Gladdie

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1. Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of (1875)
"... -gladdie." Trans. Devon. Assoc., 1866, p. 18. Rock—" gladdie. The yellow hammer. ... [" gladdie " is used about Looe. ..."

2. The Peasant Speech of Devon: With Other Matters Connected Therewith by Sarah Hewett (1892)
"The custom prevailed very recently at Holsworthy, Okehampton, and South Molton, but has now quite fallen into desuetude. gladdie = a fool. ..."

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