You have chidden me, and again will, I doubt not, for the liberties I take with some of your relations.
When she had announced her choice of a day, they had chidden her.
His mouth compressed itself into a petulant line, like that of a chidden child ready to cry.
Love brooded above and around him—timid, chidden, but absolute, adoring.
The little chairs and stools were there, or, perhaps, the playthings I had once chidden them for breaking.
Speak when ye're spoken to, do what ye're bidden, come when ye're ca'd, an' ye'll no be chidden.
She relapsed into silence, something after the manner of a child who has been chidden, which did not add to my ease.
Then Ralph told him how he had left his treasure, expecting to be chidden.
Chid and chidden should be taught, and chode and chided condemned as illiterate.
Am I a child to be chidden and rendered submissive by imposing airs?
late 12c., "scold, nag, rail," originally intransitive, from Old English cidan "to contend, quarrel, complain." Not found outside Old English (though Liberman says it is "probably related to OHG *kîdal 'wedge,'" with a sense evolution from "brandishing sticks" to "scold, reprove"). Past tense, past participle can be chided or chid or even (past participle) chidden (Shakespeare used it); present participle is chiding.