from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several birds of prey, especially a European kite (Milvus milvus).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A live coal, an ember.
- n. Any of several birds of prey, especially a kite, Milvus milvus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The common European kite (Milvus ictinus). This name is also sometimes applied to the buzzard.
- n. A live coal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common kite of Europe, Milvus ictinus or M. regalis:
- n. An obsolete spelling of gleed.
Middle English, from Old English glida; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old English glēd. (Wiktionary)
From Old English glida, akin to Icelandic gleetha/gleea, Swedish glada. Compare glide. (Wiktionary)