gride


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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         That through his thigh the mortal steel did gride.
                                                  --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gride \Gride\, n.
   A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
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         The gride of hatchets fiercely thrown.
         On wigwam log, and tree, and stone.      --Whittier.
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