Part of speech: noun

A clearing or open space in a wood.

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Usage examples "glade":

  1. But when he opened his eyes he found himself in a forest glade. - "The Eye of Wilbur Mook", H. B. Hickey.
  2. The dog, barking his satisfaction, ran on ahead and struck into a side path which led down a glade. - "Carolyn of the Corners", Ruth Belmore Endicott.
  3. Once or twice I distinguished certain words in the song which the voice was singing; the words were- but no, I thought again I was probably mistaken- and then the voice ceased for a time; presently I heard it again, close to the entrance of the footpath; in another moment I heard it in the lane or glade in which stood my tent, where it abruptly stopped, but not before I had heard the very words which I at first thought I had distinguished. - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.