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 harshly; as, the griding sword. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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


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