A slight wound; a scratch.
A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it.
Sometimes his feet rased the surface of water, and at others the skylight almost flattened his nose.
Origin of rase
- Middle English rasen to scrape off, erase raze
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition