Gride
Gride Gride (gr[imac]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Grided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Griding}.] [For gird, properly, to strike with a rod. See {Yard} a measure, and cf. {Grid} to strike, sneer.] To cut with a grating sound; to cut; to penetrate or pierce harshly; as, the griding sword. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

That through his thigh the mortal steel did gride. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gride — Gride, n. A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. [1913 Webster] The gride of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log, and tree, and stone. Whittier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gride — [grīd] vt., vi. grided, griding [metathesis of ME girden, to pierce (see GIRD2), adopted (from Lydgate) & popularized by Edmund Spenser] 1. to scrape or grate with a rasping sound 2. Obs. to pierce or wound n. a harsh, rasping sound made by… …   English World dictionary

  • gride — be·me·gride; gride; …   English syllables

  • gride — I. ˈgrīd verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English griden, alteration of girden more at gird transitive verb 1. archaic : to pierce or gash with a weapon …   Useful english dictionary

  • gride — /gruyd/, v., grided, griding, n. v.i. 1. to make a grating sound; scrape harshly; grate; grind. v.t. 2. to pierce or cut. n. 3. a griding or grating sound. [1350 1400; ME; metathetic var. of GIRD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • gride — verb To produce a grinding or scraping sound. His poinant speare he thrust with puissant sway / At proud Cymochles, whiles his shield was wyde, / That through his thigh the mortall steele did gryde [...] …   Wiktionary

  • gride — v. cut making a grating sound; penetrate, enter; pierce roughly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Grided — Gride Gride (gr[imac]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Grided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Griding}.] [For gird, properly, to strike with a rod. See {Yard} a measure, and cf. {Grid} to strike, sneer.] To cut with a grating sound; to cut; to penetrate or pierce… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Griding — Gride Gride (gr[imac]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Grided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Griding}.] [For gird, properly, to strike with a rod. See {Yard} a measure, and cf. {Grid} to strike, sneer.] To cut with a grating sound; to cut; to penetrate or pierce… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • King Street (Roman road) — King Street is the name of a modern road on the line of a Roman road (getamap|TF106117|map. It runs on a straight course in eastern England, between the City of Peterborough and South Kesteven in Lincolnshire. This English name has long been… …   Wikipedia

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