from The Century Dictionary.
- To please; gratify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb Archaic To please; to gratify.
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- verb archaic, transitive To
please; to gratify.
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I read it a good deal later in French, and, being then better qualified, _did_ perceive these merits, though it still did not greatly "arride" me.
Without doubt, Lamb's taste on several matters was peculiar; for instance, there were a few obsolete words, such as arride, agnize, burgeon, which he fancied, and chose to rescue from oblivion.
Here are the cottage and the bungalow for the cobbeler and the brandnewburgher: 2 but Izolde, her chaplet gardens, an litlee plads af liefest pose, arride the winnerful wonders off, the winner-ful wonnerful wanders off, 3 with hedges of ivy and hollywood and bower of mistletoe, are, tho if it theem tho and yeth if you pleathes, 4 for the blithehaired daughter of
The most hackneyed device may seem brilliantly original to him, the stalest stage trick as fresh as if just hot from the brain; and jokes that deterred the dove from returning to the ark arride him vastly.
Pharisees of academic music and so arride the guileless public.
These modes and fashions never mind arride * Save him unknowing of his requisite.
The auditors to whom it is feigned to be told, do not _arride me_.