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gride

[grahyd]
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verb (used without object), grid·ed, grid·ing.
  1. to make a grating sound; scrape harshly; grate; grind.
verb (used with object), grid·ed, grid·ing.
  1. to pierce or cut.
noun
  1. a griding or grating sound.

Origin of gride

1350–1400; Middle English; metathetic variant of gird2
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British Dictionary definitions for grided

gride

verb
  1. (intr) literary to grate or scrape harshly
  2. obsolete to pierce or wound
noun
  1. literary a harsh or piercing sound

Word Origin

C14: variant of girde gird ²
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