just like Abraid
- To wipe or use to waste or use away by friction on abrade rocks
- wipe tough or scrub
- use away
- To scrub or put on off; to waste or wear away by rubbing; because, to abrade stones.
- just like Abraid.
1670s, from Latin abradere "to scrape down" (see abrasion). Relevant: Abraded; abrading.
(v. t.) To wipe or put on down; to waste or wear away by rubbing; as, to abrade rocks.
- (v. t.) Same as Abraid.