glede

noun
variants: or less commonly glead \ ˈglēd \
plural -s

Definition of glede

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of several birds of prey (as the common European buzzard or the osprey) especially : the common European kite (Milvus milvus)

glede

Definition of glede (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete variant of gleed:1

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History and Etymology for glede

Noun

Middle English glede, from Old English glida; akin to Old Norse gletha kite; derivative from the root of Old English glīdan to glide

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“Glede.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glede. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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