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Abrade   Listen
Abrade  v. t.  Same as Abraid. (Obs.)

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Abrade" Quotes from Famous Books

... as much like the creature of your imagination as I am like a youthful Colin; her head is adorned with a towering cotton night-cap to which the thickest possible coating of flour fails to restore its primitive color; she wears a coarse woolen petticoat which would abrade the hide of an elephant; in short, it frequently happens to me to confound the miller's wife with the miller himself, after which it is sufficient to add that I am not the least curious to know whether or ...
— Led Astray and The Sphinx - Two Novellas In One Volume • Octave Feuillet

Words linked to "Abrade" :   corrade, wear off, abradant, rub, scour, chafe, abrader, rub down, abrase

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