slade

noun (1)
\ˈslād\
plural -s

Definition of slade 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal, chiefly England : a little valley : ravine, glen often used in place names

2 dialectal, chiefly England : glade sense 1

3 dialectal, chiefly England : hillside

slade

noun (2)
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Definition of slade (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the sole of a plow

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History and Etymology for slade

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Old English slæd

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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