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Meaning of GNASH

Pronunciation:  nash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  grind together, of teeth
 

GNASH is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: grate, grind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Gnash\, v. i.
    To grind or strike the teeth together.
    
          There they him laid, Gnashing for anguish, and despite,
          and shame.                               --Milton.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.)

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bite, bolus, champ, chaw, chew, chew the cud, chew up, chomp, cud, gnaw, gob, grind, gum, masticate, morsel, mouth, mouthful, mumble, munch, nibble, nip, quid, ruminate, snap, swallow
 

 

 

 

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