razee

noun
ra·​zee | \ rā-ˈzē How to pronounce razee (audio) \

Definition of razee

: a wooden warship with the upper deck cut away

First Known Use of razee

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for razee

French (vaisseau) rasé, literally, cut-off ship

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“Razee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/razee. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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