the common European red kite (Milvus milvus)
Origin of gledeMiddle English ; from Old English glida, akin to glide, Old Norse gletha
Any of several birds of prey, especially a European kite (Milvus milvus).
Origin of gledeMiddle English, from Old English glida; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.
- A live coal, an ember.
From Old English glēd.
From Old English glida, akin to Icelandic gleetha/gleea, Swedish glada. Compare glide.