Thrid\, a. Third. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Webster's Revised


Thrid\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thridded; p. pr. & vb. n. Thridding.] [A variant of thread.]

1. To pass through in the manner of a thread or a needle; to make or find a course through; to thread.

Some thrid the mazy ringlets of her hair. --Pope.

And now he thrids the bramble bush. --J. R. Drake.

I began To thrid the musky-circled mazes. --Tennyson.

2. To make or effect (a way or course) through something; as, to thrid one's way through a wood.


Thrid\, n. Thread; continuous line. [Archaic]

I resume the thrid of my discourse. --Dryden.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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