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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of glide.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The rhythm of the train glided along the rails as we eventually saw fewer and fewer buildings.

    All Aboard! – Departing Saigon, Vietnam

  • Another name glided into her petition — it was that of the wounded Christian, whom fate had placed in the hands of bloodthirsty men, his avowed enemies.

    Ivanhoe

  • Kiruna and Bera exchanged looks, then without a word glided across the ground to Verin and the others.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Alanna looked at her, eyes unreadable, then without a word glided toward the private dining room.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Aunt Judy's lap at the end next the fireplace, glided featly over the short words, plunged pluckily through the long, (braced, as it were, against the superior education and the spectacles behind me,) of the first chapter of the Gospel according to St. John, from the Word that was in the beginning, to the Hereafter of the glorified Son of man.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866

  • Another name glided into her petition --- it was that of the wounded Christian, whom fate had placed in the hands of bloodthirsty men, his avowed enemies.

    Ivanhoe

  • Electra's lap, and without another word glided out of the room.

    Macaria

  • The Angel sat down sadly, and the little Princess Selfwill again glided into the hollow of her rock, quite proud that she had shown so much determination.

    The Princess Ilsée: A Fairy Tale

  • A moment after, Irene threw a tiny envelope into Electra's lap, and without another word glided out of the room.

    Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice

  • Douglass was made under this head in the daily papers; his name glided as often -- this week from Chicago, next {14} week from Boston -- over the lightning wires, as the name of any other man, of whatever note.

    My Bondage and My Freedom

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