This rase waz won after a bitter contest, by Pete Tucker's colt.
Ae morning, by the dawn o' day,I rase to theek the stable, O!
This have I printed in deep consideration, No worldly matter can rase it out of mind.
This rase did not attract much affection, on account ov the time being so slow.
Thare is a rase course here, built in a sircile, whare tha make hosses go round and round; tis delitesum tu behold!
This rase waz won after a bitter contest, by Pete Tuckers colt.
I have imprinted him in my heart in such deep characters, that nothing can rase it out, unless it rub my heart out.
late 14c., "remove by scraping, rub, scrape out, erase," from Old French raser "to scrape, shave," from Medieval Latin rasare, frequentative of Latin radere (past participle rasus) "to scrape, shave," perhaps from PIE *razd- (cf. Latin rastrum "rake"), possible extended form of root *red- "to scrape, scratch, gnaw" (see rodent). Related: Rased; rasing.
1540s, alteration of racen "pull or knock down" (a building or town), from earlier rasen (14c.) "to scratch, slash, scrape, erase," from Old French raser "to scrape, shave" (see rase). Related: Razed; razing.