a reproach or reproof ...1590 obs.
1. to upbraid; to reproach, reprove, or censure;
to find fault with, to carp at ...1581 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
2. of food: to rise in the stomach;
to make uneasy with indigestion ...1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
3. to give utterance to ...c1600 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
an erroneous back-formation from upbrayd, obsolete past tense of upbraid (vb.)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1581 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Harkē a whiles you Portingal. Truly I may selfe haue heard the Iewes obbraying vs christiāns with the same faults, wherwith you do reproch vs now touching disordered life..."
From: Against Ierome Osorius Byshopp of Siluane
- Walter Haddon and John Foxe
Translated by James Bell