It's a succulent leaf, thicker than spinach, but when you chew and eat it, it tastes identical to a raw oyster.
This unlikely pair fall into bed together, run afoul of the law, and go on the run—and then raw gets really outrageous.
But they provide no basis on which to doubt the raw numbers.
For Romney, the raw numbers tell an even more alarming tale.
For all the recent chatter about civility, it is raw emotion, harnessed to ideology, that puts viewers in the seats.
The possession of raw squashes would have availed us little.
If milk of this kind must be used, some raw food should be given with it.
The greatest use made of citrus fruits is that of serving them raw.
Closer to her than the hospital was life in the raw that night.
Added to this it was raw and cold, which had the effect of causing the inhabitants of the big kraal to hug their firesides.
Old English hreaw "uncooked, raw," from Proto-Germanic *khrawaz (cf. Old Norse hrar, Danish raa, Old Saxon hra, Middle Dutch rau, Dutch rauw, Old High German hrawer, German roh), from PIE root *kreue- (1) "raw flesh" (cf. Sanskrit kravih "raw flesh," krura- "bloody, raw, hard;" Greek kreas "flesh;" Latin crudus "not cooked," cruor "thick blood;" Old Irish cru, Lithuanian kraujas, Old Church Slavonic kruvi "blood;" Old English hrot "thick fluid, serum").
Meaning "tender, sore" is from late 14c.; of persons, "inexperienced" from 1560s; of weather, "damp and chilly" first recorded 1540s. Related: Rawly; rawness. Raw material is from 1796, with sense of "in a rudimental condition, unfinished." Phrase in the raw "naked" (1921) is from the raw "exposed flesh," attested from 1823. Raw deal "harsh treatment" attested by 1893.
adj. raw·er, raw·est
Having subcutaneous tissue exposed.