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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
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English

Etymology

From Scots raid (obsolete after Middle English but revived in the 19th-century by Walter Scott), from Old English rád ( > English road).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
raid

Plural
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  1. A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
  2. An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury.
  3. (online gaming) A group larger than or consisting of multiple parties in a massively multiplayer online game.

Synonyms

Verb

Infinitive
to raid

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to raid (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To engage in a raid.
  2. To steal from; pillage
  3. To lure from another; to entice away from
  4. To indulge oneself by taking from

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Scots

Etymology

From (a Northern form of) Old English rád ‘riding, road’.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
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Plural
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