Gladded
Glad Glad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gladded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gladding}.] [AS. gladian. See {Glad}, a., and cf. {Gladden}, v. t.] To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

That which gladded all the warrior train. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Each drinks the juice that glads the heart of man. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • Glad — Glad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gladded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gladding}.] [AS. gladian. See {Glad}, a., and cf. {Gladden}, v. t.] To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] That which gladded all the warrior train. Dryden …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gladding — Glad Glad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gladded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gladding}.] [AS. gladian. See {Glad}, a., and cf. {Gladden}, v. t.] To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] That which gladded all the warrior train.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glad — I. adjective (gladder; gladdest) Etymology: Middle English, shining, glad, from Old English glæd; akin to Old High German glat shining, smooth, Latin glaber smooth, bald Date: before 12th century 1. archaic having a cheerful or happy disposition… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glad — glad1 gladly, adv. gladness, n. /glad/, adj., gladder, gladdest, v., gladded, gladding. adj. 1. feeling joy or pleasure; delighted; pleased: glad about the good news; glad that you are here. 2. accompanied by or causing joy or pleasure: a glad… …   Universalium

  • glad — adjective (gladder, gladdest) 1》 pleased; feeling pleasure.     ↘causing happiness: glad tidings. 2》 (often glad of) grateful. verb (glads, gladding, gladded) literary make happy; please. Phrases give someone the glad eye …   English new terms dictionary

  • glad — I. /glæd / (say glad) adjective (gladder, gladdest) 1. (sometimes followed by of, at, etc., or an infinitive or clause) delighted or pleased: to be glad at the news; glad to go; glad that one has come. 2. characterised by or showing cheerfulness …   Australian English dictionary

  • glad — glad1 [glad] adj. gladder, gladdest [ME < OE glæd, akin to Ger glatt, smooth (the orig. Gmc sense) < IE * ghlādh , shining, smooth < base * ĝhel , to shine > GLEAM, GOLD] 1. feeling or characterized by pleasure or joy; happy; pleased… …   English World dictionary

  • glad — 1. adj. & v. adj. (gladder, gladdest) 1 (predic.; usu. foll. by of, about, or to + infin.) pleased; willing (shall be glad to come; would be glad of a chance to talk about it). 2 a marked by, filled with, or expressing, joy (a glad expression). b …   Useful english dictionary

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