gride

[ grahyd ]
/ graɪd /

verb (used without object), grid·ed, grid·ing.

to make a grating sound; scrape harshly; grate; grind.

verb (used with object), grid·ed, grid·ing.

to pierce or cut.

noun

a griding or grating sound.

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Origin of gride

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

gride
/ (ɡraɪd) /

verb

(intr) literary to grate or scrape harshly
obsolete to pierce or wound

noun

literary a harsh or piercing sound

Word Origin for gride

C14: variant of girde gird ²
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