glade[ gleyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF glade
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLADE
Bright were the smiles under the spreading tent of the glade.
Fully a half hour went by before he decided to cross the glade.
I heard yells behind me, and I saw my brother run across the glade.
"It's like that—at sunset—in the Witches' Glade," Jerry said slowly.
He led them toward the glade in which was the mysterious grave.
I went into the glade with a dry tongue rasping on the roof of my mouth.
In a glade apart was a knight clothed in black, John of Lancaster.
There, in a glade down by the river's edge, were a cow moose and calf.
He walked round the glade to see if he could discover any prints of her feet.
Follow that till thou comest to a glade wherein is a great mound.
"clear, open space in a woods," c.1400, perhaps from Middle English glode (c.1300), from Old Norse glaðr "bright" (see glad). Original meaning would be "bright (because open) space in a wood" (cf. French clairière "glade," from clair "clear, bright;" German Lichtung "clearing, glade," from Licht "light"). American English sense of "marshy grassland" (e.g. Everglades) first recorded c.1796.