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glede

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English glēd.

Alternative spellings

Noun

Singular
glede

Plural
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glede ({{{1}}})
  1. A live coal, an ember.
    • 1955: It was hot when I first took it, hot as a glede, and my hand was scorched, so that I doubt if ever again I shall be free of the pain of it. — JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Etymology 2

From Old English glida, akin to Icelandic gleetha/gleea, Swedish glada. Compare glide.

Noun

Singular
glede

Plural
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glede ({{{1}}})
  1. Any of several birds of prey, especially a kite, Milvus milvus.

Norwegian

Noun

glede m. (definite singular gleden; indefinite plural gleder; definite plural gledene)

  1. happiness, joy

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