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  • verb Present participle of abraid.


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  • Page 348 seton, loops of wire, acupuncture needles, abraiding or removing the ends of the bones, and subcutaneous puncture have all been recommended in this connexion.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • I now called the men to me and could not forbare abraiding them a little for their want of attention and imprudence on this occasion. they had neglected to bring my spye-glass which in haist I had droped in the plain with the blanket where I made the signal before mentioned.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806


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