1) Perhaps the sore edges of a wound.

Wright has numerous references to this word, found in many northern counties, and still in use. In each case it had some connection with ‘edge’, although only one early example has been noted: 1524 thre woundes in her body stricken with a daggar wherof the arrez and markes ar ready to shewe, Wakefield. The editor suggested that these were ‘the sore edges of wounds’, and quoted Halliwell, who linked arridge with ar, a north-country word for a scar.

spellings arris
places Wakefield
dates 1524

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