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1. An open space in a forest.
2. A tract of marshland.
[Middle English, perhaps from glad, bright and shining; see glad1.]
(Forestry) an open place in a forest; clearing
[C16: of uncertain origin; perhaps related to glad1 (in obsolete sense: bright); see gleam]
an open space in a forest.
[1520–30; akin to glad1, in obsolete sense “bright”]
glade- Originally referred to a part of water not frozen over, but surrounded by ice, drawing an analogy to the same word for an opening in the woods.
See also related terms for surrounded.