grate on / upon (v.) Old form(s): vpon
pester, harass, make heavy demands on
2H4 IV.i.90[Westmorland to Archbishop] What peer hath been suborned to grate on you
MW II.ii.6[Falstaff to Pistol] I have grated upon my good friends for three reprieves for you and your coach-fellow Nym
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