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Meaning of ABRAID

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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