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rathe

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adjective \ˈrāth, ˈrath\

Definition of rathe

archaic

  1. :  early <bring the rathe primrose that forsaken dies — John Milton>



Origin of rathe

Middle English, quick, from Old English hræth, alteration of hræd; akin to Old High German hrad quick


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with rathe


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