- (archaic, transitive) To please; to gratify.
- Above all thy rarities, old Oxenford, what do most arride and solace me are thy repositories of moldering learning.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- third-person singular present indicative of arridere
- second-person singular present active imperative of arrīdeō