to ready fishing tackle (Scottish dialect). Also spelled graithe, greth, greath and grath

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  • Graith — (gr[=a]th), v. t. [Obs.] See {Greith.} Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graith — Graith, n. Furniture; apparatus or accouterments for work, traveling, war, etc. [Scot.] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graith|ly — «GRAYTH lee», adjective, li|er, li|est. British Dialect. tidy; trim; decent; good …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graith — There are two distinct septs which make up this popular Irish name. The first is that from County Clare, who migrated South to County Waterford, circa 1400, and who were the hereditary poets to the O Briens, Kings of All Ireland. The second sept… …   Surnames reference

  • graith — I Cleveland Dialect List to furnich, provide or equip: bonnily graithed , a well graithed table II Cleveland Dialect List equipment of any kind; belongings at large III North Country (Newcastle) Words to clothe, or furnish with any thing suitable …   English dialects glossary

  • graith — I. ˈgrāth, ˈgreth transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English greithen, graithen, from Old Norse greitha, from greithr ready, prepared more at ready 1. chiefly Scotland : to make ready and put in order 2. chiefly Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • plough-graith — …   Useful english dictionary

  • graithe — graith …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • grath — graith …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • greath — graith …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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