\ ˈgrāth, ˈgreth \

Definition of graith

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : to make ready and put in order
2 chiefly Scottish : furnish, array


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plural -s

Definition of graith (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for graith

Transitive verb

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


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

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“Graith.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graith. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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