from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete The raspberry.
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- noun obsolete The
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He says, however: 'The flowers of this raspis being tempered with honey, are good to be laid to watery or bloodshotten eyes, as also in erysipelas; being taken inwardly, and drunk with water, it is a comfortable medicine to a weak stomach.'
But we must now proceed to examine and record the structure of the raspberry, raspis, or hindberry, by all which names it is called.
Also the like plentie of raspis berries, which doe grow in euery place.