gird (v.)
mock, taunt, laugh [at]
2H4 I.ii.6[Falstaff to Page] Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me
Cor I.i.254[Brutus to Sicinius, of Martius] Being moved, he will not spare to gird the gods
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