Raspis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Raspis răs"pĭs The raspberry. "Set sorrel amongst rasps , and the rasps will be the smaller."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n raspis Same as rasp.
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Usage

In literature:

I was getting sort of used to the widow's ways, too, and they warn't so raspy on me.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
His very boots were benevolent, and his collars never stiff and raspy like other people's.
"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Sometimes they are made of silk, sometimes of a raspy, scratchy, slazy woolen material with a sandpaper surface.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Sometimes they are made of silk, sometimes of a raspy, scratchy, slazy woolen material with a sandpaper surface.
"Following the Equator, Part 5" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I was getting sort of used to the widow's ways, too, and they warn't so raspy on me.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 1" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Her bilious attack had not quite passed away, and her tones were somewhat sharp and raspy.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
Grate = raspi, froti.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
Tony West's raspy voice chimed out a welcome, as Merriton went forward, his hand outstretched.
"The Riddle of the Frozen Flame" by Mary E. Hanshew
His voice got a little raspy; it is certain that his eyes were a little dim.
"Sue, A Little Heroine" by L. T. Meade
Behold her at 10.30, after an icy Splash and a keen rub with a raspy Towel.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
It has made you raspy.
"To The West" by George Manville Fenn
I heard a raspy voice from the hilltop.
"Attrition" by Jim Wannamaker
Under the silent horror of foreboding our nerves became raw and our tempers, like those of the others, short and raspy.
"The Portal of Dreams" by Charles Neville Buck
His voice was dry and raspy.
"The Variable Man" by Philip K. Dick
I was getting sort of used to the widow's ways, too, and they warn't so raspy on me.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
The call is best described as a raspy "waak," "week," or "wiick" in the middle register.
"Some Reptiles and Amphibians from Korea" by Robert G Webb
Duarte, his soft raspy words choked and unintelligible, embraced Hall.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
And raspy Russell, red With Orange rage, shakes he a towzled crest?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 105, September 16th, 1893" by Various
Their eyes were red, their tongues raspy with thirst.
"Atlantic Narratives"
The room was very still now and his voice seemed raspy.
"Dan Carter and the Cub Honor" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

The raspy voice broke into another round of dry hacking.
Emily Ritz's speaking voice is a few pitches higher than her singing voice, but otherwise the two are uncannily similar: trembling and raspy, but steel-wool-coarse around the edges.
I woke up on Sunday with one of the worst raspy throats I've ever had.
He's the guy with that messed up raspy voice that somehow has gotten him one radio job after another for the past 18 years plus some time on the mic at Taco Bell and Checkers drive thrus.
Is anyone else tired of seeing that poor sick woman with the raspy voice on TV tell us of the consequences of smoking.
The singer/songwriter's Northern California blues, translucent lyrics and raspy laugh.
What are the best home remedies to get rid of a raspy frog voice.
His voice sounds as though it has recently broken, a little raspy, mostly deep, occasionally betraying him with a slip into squeakiness.
The raspy half of G-Side, now of Lambo Music, leaves open the possibility of the group getting back together.
Mayeux & Broussard's raspy, bluesy Americana homecoming.
The album doesn't miss a beat, as Brandy 's raspy-yet-earthy tone weaves into each song's beat nicely to create outstanding tracks that will have you listening again and again.
It's hard to think of anyone the Broadway community loves more than Carol Channing, but Hollywood has never been kind to the tall, bubbly, raspy-voiced performer, who turned 91 earlier this week.
For those who believe the coach is almost robotic in his answers, Garrett was filled with emotion , his voice raspy.
I immediately recognize Joe Shoemaker 's raspy voice.
Sherrod Brown hopes his 'raspy voice' will speak for Ohioans for six more years.
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