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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glebe(noun)

    plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office


  1. glebe(Noun)

    Turf; soil; ground; sod.

  2. glebe(Noun)

    In medieval Europe, an area of land, belonging to a parish, whose revenues contributed towards the parish expenses.

  3. Origin: From Latin glēba "lump of earth, a clod".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glebe(noun)

    a lump; a clod

  2. Glebe(noun)

    turf; soil; ground; sod

  3. Glebe(noun)

    the land belonging, or yielding revenue, to a parish church or ecclesiastical benefice

  4. Origin: [F. glbe, L. gleba, glaeba, clod, land, soil.]


  1. Glebe

    Glebe was an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA. Glebe is situated at the mouth of the Trough on the South Branch Potomac River 9.5 miles southwest of Romney on South Branch River Road. The community received its name from the old stone glebehouse that was constructed there in the late 18th century. The stone house later became the Hampshire County Poor Farm and remains standing. The community of Sector lies directly across the river. While Glebe no longer has a post office in operation and only a few residents reside there, it remains a popular spot for canoers and fishermen because of its proximity to the Trough's mouth. For vacationers, sportsmen, and locals alike, Glebe's Trough General Store supplies canoe rentals, fishing supplies, bait, drinks, snacks, and ice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glebe

    glēb, n. the land belonging to a parish church or ecclesiastical benefice: (mining) a piece of earth containing ore: (arch.) turf.—adjs. Gleb′ous, Gleb′y, cloddy, turfy. [Fr.,—L. gleba, a clod.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glebe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glebe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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