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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