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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of gride.

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Examples

  • It just seems so strange to us that the country of garden follies culturally mediated engagement with nature and history, the grided architecture of metes and bounds, and the literary invented landscapes of the Lakes District could still be having problems negotiating between the manmade and the natural and between authentic experience and drive-by tourism.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • The cup-boy is a sun rising from the dark underworld symbolised by his collar; his cheek-mole is a crumb of ambergris, his nose is a scymitar grided at the curve; his lower lip is a jujube; his teeth are the Pleiades or hailstones; his browlocks are scorpions; his young hair on the upper lip is an emerald; his side beard is a swarm of ants or a Lám

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The James Eads Howe took on a cargo of rust-coloured iron ore at Twin Harbours ... the gigantic machinery grided and crashed all night, pouring the ore into the hold, to the dazzling flare of electric lights ....

    Tramping on Life

  • Harbours ... the gigantic machinery grided and crashed all night, pouring the ore into the hold, to the dazzling flare of electric lights ....

    Tramping on Life An Autobiographical Narrative

  • The horses struck sparks against the pave, the wheels grided, and the wagon-load went west, up the shadowy depths of Sixth Avenue, under the elevated structure, and stopped before Jefferson Market Court.

    The Nine-Tenths

  • Upon the roof of the cabin the battle yet beat; against the sides the hostile vessels yet crushed and grided.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • Harsh grided shield and war-helm like the tempest-smitten bell,

    Adventures Among Books

  • Again the rope whistled in the air, again it grided across the boy's naked back, and once more the crimson furrow bore witness to the violent laceration.

    Eric, or Little by Little

  • Hereupon the damsel arose without loss of time and taking in her hand a sharp-grided sword fell to cutting off their heads and casting them into the sea until she came to the Shaykh of the

    Arabian nights. English

  • My lance is long with its steely blade; * A brand keen-grided, thin-edged I sway:

    Arabian nights. English

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