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

  Rath \Rath\ (r[a^]th), n. [Ir. rath.]
     1. A hill or mound. [Ireland] --Spenser.
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     2. A kind of ancient fortification found in Ireland.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rath \Rath\, Rathe \Rathe\ (r[a^]th), a. [AS. hr[ae][eth],
     hr[ae]d, quick, akin to OHG. hrad, Icel. hra[eth]r.]
     Coming before others, or before the usual time; early. [Obs.
     or Poetic]
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           Bring the rathe primrose that forsaken dies. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rath \Rath\, Rathe \Rathe\, adv.
     Early; soon; betimes. [Obs. or Poetic]
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           Why rise ye up so rathe?                 --Chaucer.
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           Too rathe cut off by practice criminal.  --Spenser.
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