Raze

Definition of Raze

Pronunciation: rāzd
n.1.A Shakespearean word (used once) supposed to mean the same as race, a root.
v. t.1.To erase; to efface; to obliterate.
[imp. & p. p. Razed (rāzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Razing.]
Razing the characters of your renown.
- Shak.
2.To subvert from the foundation; to lay level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish.
The royal hand that razed unhappy Troy.
- Dryden.

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