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shred / shred/ • n. (usu. shreds) a strip of some material, such as paper, cloth, or food, that has been torn, cut, or scraped from something larger: her beautiful dress was torn to shreds | fig. my reputation will be in shreds. ∎  a very small amount: there was not a shred of evidence that linked him to the fire. • v. (shredded , shredding ) [tr.] tear or cut into shreds: [as adj.] (shredded) shredded cabbage.

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shred fragment cut or broken off OE.; fragment of textile material, also fig. XIV OE. *sċrēad (pl. sċrēada), sċrēade, corr. to OS. skrōd, MLG. schrōt, schrāt, cut off piece, OHG. scrōt (G. schrot); f. WGmc. *skraud- *skreud- *skrüd- cut.
So shred vb. †pare, trim OE.; cut into small strips or slices XIV. OE. sċrēadian.

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shred To slice a food such as cheese or raw vegetables into very fine pieces, which often curl as they are cut.

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shred In forestry, to remove the branches from a standard tree.

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shred In forestry, to remove the branches from a standard tree.

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