Razee meaning

rāzē
A wooden warship made lower by the removal of the upper deck.
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To remove the upper deck of (a warship)
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(nautical) An armed ship with its upper deck cut away, and thus reduced to the next inferior rate, such as a seventy-four cut down to a frigate.

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(nautical) To cut (a ship) down to a smaller number of decks, and thus to an inferior rate or class.
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(figuratively) To trim or abridge by cutting off parts.

To razee a book, or an article.

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Origin of razee

  • French vaisseau rasé, from raser to rase, to cut down ships. See raze and rase (verbs).
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