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rasp (v.)

mid-13c., "to scrape," from Middle Dutch raspen and from Old French rasper (Modern French râper) "to grate, rasp," which is perhaps from a West Germanic source (compare Old English gehrespan) akin to the root of raffle. Vocalic sense is from 1843. Related: Rasped; rasping.

rasp (n.)

"coarse file," 1540s, from French raspe (Modern French râpe), from Old French rasper "to rasp" (see rasp (v.)).

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Definitions of rasp from WordNet
1
rasp (v.)
scrape with a rasp;
rasp (v.)
utter in a grating voice;
2
rasp (n.)
uttering in an irritated tone;
Synonyms: rasping
rasp (n.)
a coarse file with sharp pointed projections;
Synonyms: wood file
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