Glede
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}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Glede — Glede, n. [See {Gleed}.] A live coal. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The cruel ire, red as any glede. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glede — [glēd] n. 〚ME < OE glida, akin to GLIDE, ON gletha〛 the common European red kite (Milvus milvus) * * * glede (glēd) n. Any of several birds of prey, especially a European kite (Milvus milvus).   [Middle English, from Old English glida. See …   Universalium

  • glede — glȅde (koga, čega) pril. DEFINICIJA arh. → neol. što se tiče (koga ili čega), u odnosu (na koga ili što), povodom (koga ili čega), u povodu (koga ili čega), o (komu ili o čemu), u vezi (s kim ili čim), u pogledu (koga ili čega), u odnosu na (koga …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • glede — [glēd] n. [ME < OE glida, akin to GLIDE, ON gletha] the common European red kite (Milvus milvus) …   English World dictionary

  • gledé — prisl. (ẹ̄) v zvezi z na izraža stališče, s katerega se kaj presoja: preizkus materiala glede na odpornost; oceniti delo glede na njegovo umetniško vrednost; glede na to, da je cesta slaba, ne smeš voziti prehitro // izraža primerjavo, nasprotje …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Glede — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a nickname from the Middle English glede , Olde English pre 7th Century gilda, gleoda meaning kite , probably with reference to the bird s rapacious qualities. This is an example of that… …   Surnames reference

  • glede — I. noun also glead ˈglēd ( s) Etymology: Middle English glede, from Old English glida; akin to Old Norse gletha kite; derivative from the root of Old English glīdan to glide more at glide : any of several birds of prey (as the common European… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glede — noun /ɡliːd/ a) A live coal, an ember. b) Any of several birds of prey, especially a kite, Milvus milvus …   Wiktionary

  • Glede —    An Old English name for the common kite, mentioned only in Deut. 14:13 (Heb. ra ah), the Milvus ater or black kite. The Hebrew word does not occur in the parallel passage in Leviticus (11:14, da ah, rendered vulture; in R.V., kite ). It was an …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • gléde — f ( an/ an) glowing coal …   Old to modern English dictionary

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