Variant of shred
- a long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
- a very small piece or amount; fragment; particle: not a shred of evidence
Origin: ME schrede < OE screade, akin to Ger & MDu schrot < IE *(s)kreu(t)- (> L scrotum, scrotum) < base *(s)ker-, to cut > shear, harvest
- shreddable adjective
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