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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chide \Chide\ (ch[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Chid (ch[i^]d), or Chode (ch[imac]d Obs.); p. p. Chidden, Chid; p. pr. & vb. n. Chiding.] [AS. c[imac]dan; of unknown origin.] 1. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with. [1913 Webster] Upbraided, chid, and rated at. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against. [1913 Webster] The sea that chides the banks of England. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To chide hither, To chide from, or To chide away, to cause to come, or to drive away, by scolding or reproof. Syn: To blame; rebuke; reprove; scold; censure; reproach; reprehend; reprimand. [1913 Webster]