gled

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See also: glêd

Norwegian[edit]

Verb[edit]

gled

  1. past of gli
  2. past of glide

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Early Scots gled, gledd, from Old Norse gleða. Cognate with Old English glida, English glede.

Noun[edit]

gled (plural gleds)

  1. The red kite (Milvus milvus)
  2. A hawk, harrier, or other bird of prey
  3. A greedy person
  4. A predator or plunderer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Early Scots glaid, glad, from Old English glæd (bright; clear) and Old Norse glaðr (smooth; happy).

Adjective[edit]

gled (comparative mair gled, superlative maist gled)

  1. glad
  2. Of the sky: clear, cloudless
  3. smooth, easy in motion, without much friction

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gled

  1. past tense of glida.