Gleed

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gleed glēd A live or glowing coal; a glede.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gleed A live or burning coal; a fire; a flame.
    • n gleed Coal or cinders.
    • gleed To burn.
    • n gleed Same as glede.
    • gleed See gleyed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gleed glēd a hot coal or burning ember.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. glēd, fr. glōwan, to glow as a fire; akin to D. gloed, G. glut, Icel. glōð,. See Glow (v. i.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. gléd; cf. Dut. gloed, Ger. glut, Sw. glöd.

Usage

In literature:

Like unto wolves all those seem who have a faithless mind: so he will prove who has to go through ways strewed with gleeds.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Revels, of Adams; Charles Caldwell, of Hinds; Robert Gleed, of Lowndes, and T.W.
"The Facts of Reconstruction" by John R. Lynch
A minuit more in this gleed, an' some o' us may niver leave it alive.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
Jest then some Injuns war comin' through the gleed.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Municipal Suffrage in Kansas was described by J. W. Gleed; Woman Suffrage in Wyoming by ex-U.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Might I them take I should them burn at a gleed!
"Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse" by Various
And the tins it was that turned plain Gleed & Son into Gleed & Son, Limited.
"Peccavi" by E. W. Hornung
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In poetry:

"And last they'll turn me in your arms
Into the burning gleed;
Then throw me into well water,
O throw me in wi speed.
"Tam Lin" by Andrew Lang
"And last they'll turn me in your arms
Into the burning gleed,
Then throw me into well water,
O throw me in with speed.
"Tam Lin" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Did you Know Willie Nelson's Mom Lived in Gleed .
Driving into work this morning I saw this sign in Gleed .
Yakima County sheriff's deputies believe a 61-year-old Gleed man took a neighbor's truck at gunpoint Wednesday night and fired shots near the home of his wife's parents.
My husband took this picture of the birdhouse on our back fence in Gleed, Washington, Saturday, January 21, 2012.
Tuskegee Airman Edward C Gleed of Lawrence, Kans.
Tuskegee Airman Edward C Gleed of Lawrence, Kans.
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