- The definition of gleed is a glowing coal.
An example of gleed is what you would have in the bottom of a charcoal grill after you had lit a fire.
gleed definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English glede ; from Old English gled ; from base of glowan: see glow
gleed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English glede, from Old English glēd; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.