Words and Phrases
gleed

“gleed”

Meaning:

a glowing ember; a fire

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Coal Hole, a Strange Tale by Francis Boyle

Let every matron wish guid speed
that boils a pot, or harns her bread,
or hings the kettle owre a gleed

Excerpt from Getherin' Sticks by Bab M'Keen

bundles o’ sticks …
for keepin’ up the gleed
on the hearth stanes

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