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rase

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verb \ˈrāz\

Definition of rase

rasedras·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  erase

  3. 2 archaic :  raze 2



Origin of rase

Middle English, from Anglo-French raser, from Vulgar Latin *rasare, frequentative of Latin radere to scrape, shave — more at rodent


First Known Use: 14th century


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