from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who or that which rasps; a cutting scraper.
- noun In hunting, a difficult fence.
- noun A contrivance for taking fish, consisting of several bare hooks fastened back to back, to be jerked through the water with a line; a pull-devil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, rasps; a scraper.
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- noun A person who, or thing that
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Rat seizes on it 30 yards out and sends a miserable low rasper toddling well wide.
After Fletcher's 30-yard rasper was blocked, everyone seemed to stop as if playing statues, as the ball looped goalbound towards Berbatov.
From the exact same position as Malouda shot moments previously, Franck Ribery stings Perez's palms with a left-footed rasper.
Arsenal's Manuel Almunia gave his defenders the jitters with a couple of trademark flaps and his poor positioning allowed David Ngog to beat him courtesy of a near post rasper.
If you take old Josh at all, you take him as you find him; and a devilish rusty, old rasper, of a close – toothed, J.B. file, you do find him.
'She raced at the rasper, I felt my knees grasp her,
"Speakin 'about that propeller of yours, Zenas Henry -- it must be no end of a temper-rasper."
"Bit of a rasper, that, b'gad!" bellows the Captain, radiant of face.
She raced at the rasper, I felt my knees grasp her,
Cromwell and his tawnies found it a rasper in my vather's time, and Monmouth is like to do the same. '