Gride

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gride A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. "The gride of hatchets fiercely thrown.
      On wigwam log, and tree, and stone."
    • v. i Gride grīd To cut with a grating sound; to cut; to penetrate or pierce harshly; as, the griding sword. "That through his thigh the mortal steel did gride ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gride To pierce; cut.
    • gride To grate; jar harshly.
    • gride To act or pass cuttingly or piercingly.
    • gride To grate; grind; scrape harshly; make a grating sound.
    • n gride A harsh grinding, cutting, or hacking; a harsh grating sound.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Gride grīd to cut with a grating sound, to pierce harshly: to grate, jar upon
    • pr.p Gride grīd′ing; pa.p. grīd′ed
    • n Gride a harsh grating sound
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
For gird, properly, to strike with a rod. See Yard a measure, and cf. Grid to strike, sneer

Usage

In literature:

Then I saw some cabmen and others had walked boldly into the sand pits, and heard the clatter of hoofs and the gride of wheels.
"The War of the Worlds" by H. G. Wells
Mr Arthur Gride, with the fortune of a prince.
"The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens
The step was heavy, and accompanied with the gride and clang of coarse sandals.
"Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" by Lew Wallace
Our swords rest in our sheaths; but famine marches each hour to gride and to slay.
"Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Their three swords are three griding gashers, Glas, Glessic, and Clersag.
"The Mabinogion Vol. 2 (of 3)"
The retainers follow, the vaulted ceilings echoing back the sharp gride of their footsteps.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864" by Various
Eventually they heard the elevator door gride on its grooves.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Ralph, for his share, was to get some of the money the old man Gride knew should be Madeline's.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
Of melancholy Patmos, when a sound As of a griding chain was heard, and, lo!
"The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles Vol. 2" by William Lisle Bowles
Right through that proud Hun's body he drove the griding spear.
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
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In poetry:

The battery grides and jingles,
Mile succeeds to mile;
Suddenly battering the silence
The guns burst out awhile….
"The Day's March" by Robert Nichols
The battery grides and jingles,
Mile succeeds to mile;
Shaking the noonday sunshine
The guns lunge out awhile,
And then are still awhile.
"The Day's March" by Robert Nichols

In science:

In this way, if the gride size tends to zero10, vertices: Vi ∈ ℜn , it is possible to prove that: A(±λ) → A(i) , B (±λ) → B (i) .
Attraction and Stability of Nonlinear Ode's using Continuous Piecewise Linear Approximations
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