moonglade

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From moon +‎ glade

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moonglade (plural moonglades)

  1. (poetic, rare) The bright reflection of moonlight on a body of water.
    • 1921, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Efficiency Expert
      Heaven was full of silent stars, and there was a moonglade on the water that stretched almost from him to Rose.
    • 1945, Edmund Gilligan, Voyage of the Golden Hind
      The sea shimmered there, and turned, at last, into a moonglade, through which she glided handsomely.
    • 1977, Poul Anderson, Mirkheim
      a double moonglade on the Auroral Ocean

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