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glade


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glade  \Glade\,  n.  [Prob.  of  Scand.  origin,  and  akin  to  glad,  a.; 
  cf  also  W.  golead,  goleuad  a  lighting,  illumination,  fr 
  goleu  light,  clear,  bright,  goleu  fwlch  glade,  lit.,  a  light 
  or  clear  defile.] 
  1.  An  open  passage  through  a  wood;  a  grassy  open  or  cleared 
  space  in  a  forest. 
 
  There  interspersed  in  lawns  and  opening  glades. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  An  everglade.  [Local,  U.  S.] 
 
  3.  An  opening  in  the  ice  of  rivers  or  lakes,  or  a  place  left 
  unfrozen;  also  smooth  ice.  [Local,  U.  S.] 
 
  {Bottom  glade}.  See  under  {Bottom}. 
 
  {Glade  net},  in  England,  a  net  used  for  catching  woodcock  and 
  other  birds  in  forest  glades. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glede  \Glede\  (gl[=e]d),  n.  [AS.  glida,  akin  to  Icel.  gle[eth]a, 
  Sw  glada.  Cf  {Glide},  v.  i.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  common  European  kite  ({Milvus  ictinus}).  This  name  is 
  also  sometimes  applied  to  the  buzzard.  [Written  also  {glead}, 
  {gled},  {gleed},  {glade},  and  {glide}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glade 
  n  :  a  tract  of  land  with  few  or  no  trees  in  the  middle  of  a 
  wooded  area  [syn:  {clearing}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Glade,  KS  (city,  FIPS  26325) 
  Location:  39.68257  N,  99.31059  W 
  Population  (1990):  101  (48  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67639 




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