2 rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops" [syn: scour]
3 strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken" [syn: stub, scrape, skin]
Etymology 117th Century, from Latin abrādere "to scrape off", which comes from ab- + rādere "to scrape".
(transitive) to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction
- obsolete spelling of abraid
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