American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by or resulting from ill-considered haste or boldness. See Synonyms at reckless.
- adj. Archaic Quick in producing a strong or marked effect.
- n. A skin eruption.
- n. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period: a rash of burglaries.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Quick; sudden; hasty.
- Hasty in council or action; precipitate; headstrong; impetuous; venturesome: as, a rash statesman or minister; a rash commander.
- Marked by or manifesting inconsiderate haste in speech or action; resulting from temerity or recklessness: as, rash words; rash measures.
- Requiring haste; urgent.
- Synonyms and Enterprising, Foolhardy, etc. (see adventurous), precipitate, hasty, headlong, inconsiderate, careless, heedless. See list under reckless.
- To put together hurriedly; prepare with haste.
- To publish imprudently; blab.
- To cook too rapidly; burn from haste: as, the beef has been rashed in the roasting.
- So ripe or dry as to break or fall readily, as corn from dry straw in handling.
- n. Corn in the straw, so dry as to fall out with handling.
- To tear or slash violently; lacerate; rend; hack; hew; slice.
- n. A kind of inferior manufacture of silk or of silk and stuff.
- n. A more or less extensive eruption on the skin.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of rush.
- Quick, brisk, hot; causing too quick a result: as, a rash fire.
- n. A crisp rustle; a crackle.
- adj. hasty, not careful or considered.
- n. medicine An area of reddened, irritated, and inflamed skin.
- n. A surge in problems; a spate, string or trend
- v. obsolete To prepare with haste.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To pull off or pluck violently.
- v. obsolete To slash; to hack; to cut; to slice.
- n. (Med.) A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no elevation.
- n. obsolete An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted.
- adj. obsolete Sudden in action; quick; hasty.
- adj. obsolete Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent.
- adj. Esp., overhasty in counsel or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution; opposed to
prudent; said of persons.
- adj. Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection
- adj. Prov. Eng. So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn.
- v. obsolete To prepare with haste.
- adj. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
- n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
- n. any red eruption of the skin
- adj. imprudently incurring risk
- From Middle English rash, rasch ("hasty, headstrong") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English rasch, active, unrestrained, perhaps from Old English -raesc (in līgræsc, lightning) or from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German rasch, fast.Possibly from obsolete French rache, a sore, from Old French rasche, scurf, from raschier, to scrape, scratch, from Vulgar Latin *rāsicāre, from Latin rāsus, past participle of rādere; see rēd- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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