What does the word glade mean?

Usage examples for glade

  1. But when he opened his eyes he found himself in a forest glade. – The Eye of Wilbur Mook by 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 by 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 by George Borrow