[ 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.
a griding or grating sound.
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- grid variation,
- gridiron pendulum,
- gridiron-tailed lizard,
Origin of gride
1350–1400; Middle English; metathetic variant of gird2
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/ (ɡraɪd) /
(intr) literary to grate or scrape harshly
obsolete to pierce or wound
literary a harsh or piercing sound
Word Origin for gride
C14: variant of girde gird ²
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