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 for Rasing iron
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rase \Rase\ (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rased (r[=a]zd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Rasing.] [F. raser, LL. rasare to scrape
     often, v. freq. fr. L. radere, rasum, to scrape, shave; cf.
     Skr. rad to scratch, gnaw, L. rodere to gnaw. Cf. Raze,
     Razee, Razor, Rodent.]
     1. To rub along the surface of; to graze. [Obsoles.]
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              Was he not in the . . . neighborhood to death? and
              might not the bullet which rased his cheek have gone
              into his head?                        --South.
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              Sometimes his feet rased the surface of the water,
              and at others the skylight almost flattened his
              nose.                                 --Beckford.
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     2. To rub or scratch out; to erase. [Obsoles.]
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              Except we rase the faculty of memory, root and
              branch, out of our mind.              --Fuller.
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     3. To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to
        raze. [In this sense raze is generally used.]
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              Till Troy were by their brave hands rased,
              They would not turn home.             --Chapman.
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     Note: This word, rase, may be considered as nearly obsolete;
           graze, erase, and raze, having superseded it.
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     Rasing iron, a tool for removing old oakum and pitch from
        the seams of a vessel.
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     Syn: To erase; efface; obliterate; expunge; cancel; level;
          prostrate; overthrow; subvert; destroy; demolish; ruin.
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