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graith

transitive verb \ˈgrāth, ˈgreth\

Definition of graith

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  to make ready and put in order

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  furnish array

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Origin and Etymology of graith

Middle English greithen, graithen, from Old Norse greitha, from greithr ready, prepared


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graith

noun \"\

Definition of graith

plural

-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  equipment or apparel :  accouterments for work, traveling, or war :  gear

  2. 2 :  possessions wealth

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Origin and Etymology of graith

Middle English, readiness, equipment, from Old Norse greithi, from greithr ready, prepared


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