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  • imp. of glide.

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  • noun Common misspelling of globe.
  • verb archaic Simple past tense and past participle of glide. Glid.


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  • He seems to have strayed from the current vocabulary only in two other cases, both infelicitous -- "glode" for "glided," and "blosmy" for


  • OOh, an “Spaysedust” wot went “fizzpfftpop” in yur mowf and glode in teh dark! martoonie says:

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  • I plan to bring several scultpures, including a bust of me at 16 and my so-called gemstone glode.

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  • Sometimes through forests, deep like night, we glode, 4760

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  • Thus fed as the preterite of to feed and led as the preterite of to lead paved the way for pled as the preterite of to plead, and rode as plainly performed the same office for glode, and rung for brung, and drove for dove and hove, and stole for dole, and won for skun.

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  • Almost 100 years after it was written Bread and Roses remains a favourite of Trade Union Choirs around the glode.

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  • But it was when he was comin 'down the slippery birch that the weight of the bag made him rather more rapid than he wanted to be; an' so, when he an 'the bag struck groun', they nearly always bounced apart; an 'if the Injun failed to get his feet in time to ketch the sack on the first bounce, I ketched it on the second bounce as I glode by.

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  • Through it all, daydream and nightly trance, radiant air and moony mist, before him glode the shape of Clementina, its every motion a charm.

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  • And the young moon glode through the startled void

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  • For example, ‘shape’ has now a weak præterite, ‘shaped’, it had once a strong one, ‘shope’; ‘bake’ has now a weak præterite, ‘baked’, it had once a strong one, ‘boke’; the præterite of ‘glide’ is now ‘glided’, it was once ‘glode’ or ‘glid’; ‘help’ makes now ‘helped’, it made once ‘halp’ and ‘holp’.

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  • past a tense glide

    April 7, 2011