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abraid


abraid


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abraid  \A*braid"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [OE.  abraiden  to  awake,  draw  (a 
  sword),  AS  [=a]bredgan  to  shake,  draw;  pref.  [=a]-  (cf. 
  Goth.  us-,  Ger.  er-,  orig.  meaning  out)  +  bregdan  to  shake, 
  throw.  See  {Braid}.] 
  To  awake;  to  arouse;  to  stir  or  start  up  also  to  shout  out 
  [Obs.]  --Chaucer.