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From Latin glēba "lump of earth, a clod".
glebe (plural glebes)
- Turf; soil; ground; sod.
- (historical) In medieval Europe, an area of land, belonging to a parish, whose revenues contributed towards the parish expenses.
Usage notes 
- A number of places are named Glebe.
Derived terms 
area of land belonging to a parish
- Plural form of gleba