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Glade vs. Meadow

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Gladenoun

An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.

Meadownoun

A field or pasture; a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay.

Gladenoun

(colloquial) An everglade.

Meadownoun

Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rivers and in marshy places by the sea.

‘the salt meadows near Newark Bay’;

Gladenoun

An open space in the ice on a river or lake.

Meadownoun

A tract of low or level land producing grass which is mown for hay; any field on which grass is grown for hay.

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Gladenoun

A bright surface of ice or snow.

‘a glade of ice’;

Meadownoun

Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rives and in marshy places by the sea; as, the salt meadows near Newark Bay.

Gladenoun

(obsolete) a gleam of light; see moonglade

Meadowadjective

Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow.

Gladenoun

(obsolete) a bright patch of sky; the bright space between clouds

Meadownoun

a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay

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Gladenoun

An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared space in a forest.

‘There interspersed in lawns and opening glades.’;

Meadownoun

a piece of grassland, especially one used for hay

‘a meadow ready for cutting’; ‘143 acres of meadow and pasture’;

Gladenoun

An everglade.

Meadownoun

a piece of low ground near a river

‘a pleasant campsite in a meadow, complete with sparkling stream’;

Gladenoun

An opening in the ice of rivers or lakes, or a place left unfrozen; also, smooth ice.

Meadow

A meadow is an open habitat, or field, vegetated by grasses, herbs, and other non-woody plants. Trees or shrubs may sparsely populate meadows, as long as these areas maintain an open character.

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Gladenoun

a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

Gladenoun

an open space in a wood or forest

‘a forest glade’; ‘glades of birch’;

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