Gnash (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gnashed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Gnashing.] [OE. gnasten, gnaisten, cf. Icel. gnastan a gnashing, gnsta to gnash, Dan.knaske, Sw. gnissla, D. knarsen, G. knirschen.]

To strike together, as in anger or pain; as, to gnash the teeth.


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Gnash, v. i.

To grind or strike the teeth together.

There they him laid, Gnashing for anguish, and despite, and shame. Milton.


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