Vocabulary : Ra to Rabbet
Ra : A roe; a deer.
Ra- : A prefix, from the Latin re and ad combined, coming to us through the French and Italian. See Re-, and Ad-.
Raash : The electric catfish.
Rab : A rod or stick used by masons in mixing hair with mortar.
Rabat : A clerical linen collar. ;; A kind of clerical scarf fitted to a collar; as, a black silk rabat. ;; A polishing material made of potter's clay that has failed in baking.
Rabate : To recover to the fist, as a hawk.
Rabatine : A collar or cape.
Rabato : A kind of ruff for the neck; a turned-down collar; a rebato.
Rabbate : To abate or diminish. ;; Abatement.
Rabbet : To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet. ;; To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint. ;; A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate. ;; Same as Rabbet joint, below.
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