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Definition of the verb Abraid

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verb - inflections: abraided | abraiding | abraids

  1. [transitive, obsolete] [context: of a sword] To wrench out.
  2. [intransitive, transitive, obsolete] To awake; to arouse; to stir or start up.
  3. [intransitive, transitive, obsolete] To shout out.
  4. [transitive, obsolete] To upbraid.

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Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

ABRAID, A-brade', r. a. To arouse—Obsolete. ABRANCHIANs, a-bramk'e-ans, s. ( a. without, ARRANCHIA, a-brank'e-a, } and bragchia, Gr. branchio, gills, Lat.) Cuvier's third order of the Amelides, comprising the Lumbrici, (earth worms) and ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

ABRAID— ABRUPTION. ABRUPTLY-ABSOLUTION. ABRAID, a-brade', r. a. To arouse.— Obsolete. ABRANCHIANs, a-brank'e-ans, s. (a. without, ABRANCHLA, a-brank'e- a. }.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

941—Bird, bright, proud, baryta, bewrought, pared, parade, pretty, abharred, berried, borrowed, parrot, burt, • pyride, waybread, parody, prithee, breath, bride, brewed, breed, bard, uproot, period, byword, prude, abraid, birth, brite, birt, bird- eye, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Scottish language [by E. Picken]. (1818)

by Ebenezer Picken

Abraid, adv. abroad. ' Abreed, adj. in breadth. Ackavity, s. aqnavitas, whisky. Ae, adj. one. Aft", prep. off. Aff, adv. off. Aff-hand, adj. extempore, unpremeditated. A Aff-loof, adj. unpremeditated. Affsct, s. dismission, also, to do a Jecottisl) Strttouarji ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

abraidh se : 1. Plur. abram, abraтaoid, abraidh sinn ; 2. abradhe, abraiah sibh ; 3. abraid, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

See also ABRAID.] 1. To weave or infold three or more strands to form one; to plait; to intertwine; as, to braid the hair. 'Braid your locks with rosy twine. Milton. – To braid St. Catharine's tresses, to live a virgin. Thou art too fair to braia St. catar ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

See abraid Abraham-man a 'brz-ham-mari , or Abram-man u 'bram- man', n orig a Bedlam inmate let out to beg; a sturdy beggar, esp one shamming insanity ( archaic). — sham Abraham to feign sickness. [Said to be from an Abraham Ward in ...

Google previewA pocket dictionary; or, Complete English expositor ... To which is prefixed, an introduction, containing an history of the English language, with a compendious grammar: and a recommendation of the manuscript copy, in a letter from Dr. Bevis to the publisher ... The fourth edition (1779)

Improper, unfie, inconfistent, abraid. monummon, in) Want ouche. mess. . ._ .INCONST'DERABLE, (A,)'Trisllng, not Worthy of rannen-anon.

Google previewA Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1960)

by John R. Clark Hall, Herbert Dean Meritt

[' abraid '] abreotan* to destroy, kill : fail, deteriorate. abreotnes f. extermination, OET182. abreodan'- (intr.) to fail, decay, deteriorate, perish, be destroyed, Ma; R.. abroSen (pp.) degenerate, reprobate, jEGr. (tr. and wk.) destroy ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)


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