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gnash


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gnash  \Gnash\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gnashed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gnashing}.]  [OE.  gnasten  gnaisten  cf  Icel.  gnastan  a 
  gnashing,  gn?sta  to  gnash,  Dan.  knaske  Sw  gnissla  D. 
  knarsen  G.  knirschen.] 
  To  strike  together,  as  in  anger  or  pain;  as  to  gnash  the 
  teeth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gnash  \Gnash\,  v.  i. 
  To  grind  or  strike  the  teeth  together. 
 
  There  they  him  laid,  Gnashing  for  anguish,  and  despite, 
  and  shame.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gnash 
  v  :  grind  together,  of  teeth 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Gnash 
  Heb.  harak,  meaning  "to  grate  the  teeth",  (Job  16:9;  Ps  112:10; 
  Lam.  2:16),  denotes  rage  or  sorrow.  (See  also  Acts  7:54;  Mark 
  9:18.) 
 




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