Complete Definition of "glebe"

English
wikipedia

Pronunciation
glÄb, /gliËb/, /gli:b/

Usage notes
A number of places are named Glebe

Noun
glebe

  1. Turf; soil; ground; sod.
  2. In medieval Europe, a glebe was an area of land, belonging to a parish, whose revenues contributed towards the parish expenses.

Quotations
;soil
#* 1768, w:Thomas Gray|Thomas Gray, s:Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard|Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,
#*: Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, / Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke;

Derived terms
glebe-house
glebe-land


Italian

Noun
glebe f

  1. plural of|gleba|lang=Italian

te:glebe
vi:glebe
zh:glebe

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