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(obsolete) Rubbed smooth or blank. [Attested only in the 17th century.]
To wear down; rub clean; smoothen; abrade. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
From Latin abrāsus, perfect passive participle of abrādō (“abrade”), from ab (“from, away from”) + rādō (“scrape”).
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