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Rasante

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rasante rȧ`zäNt" (Fort) Sweeping; grazing; -- applied to a style of fortification in which the command of the works over each other, and over the country, is kept very low, in order that the shot may more effectually sweep or graze the ground before them.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., p. pr. of raser, to graze

Usage

In literature:

C'est rasant, vous savez.
"Trent's Last Case" by E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
C'est rasant, vous savez.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
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