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gride

[ grahyd ]
/ graɪd /
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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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