Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little dell or valley; a vale.
  • noun An open space or strip of greensward in a wood or between two woods; a glade.
  • noun A harbor; a basin.
  • noun A long narrow spade with a part of one side turned up at right angles, used for cutting peats; a peat-spade.
  • noun The sole of a plow.
  • noun An obsolete preterit of slide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A little dell or valley; a flat piece of low, moist ground.
  • noun The sole of a plow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A valley, a flat grassy area, a glade.
  • noun obsolete The sole of a plough.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English slade ("Low-lying ground, a valley; a flat grassy area, glade; hollows of clouds; a creek, stream; a channel"), from Old English slǣd ("valley, glade").

Examples

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  • In Julian's time, a moat.

    April 2, 2014