Abraid
Abraid A*braid", v. t. & i. [OE. abraiden, to awake, draw (a sword), AS. [=a]bredgan to shake, draw; pref. [=a]- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + bregdan to shake, throw. See {Braid}.] To awake; to arouse; to stir or start up; also, to shout out. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Abray — A*bray , v. [A false form from the preterit abraid, abrayde.] See {Abraid}. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Abrade — A*brade , v. t. Same as {Abraid}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obraid — obraid, obrayde, obreide corrupt ff. upbraid v.: cf. abraid v.2 …   Useful english dictionary

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