Raised to Ramed
1. Lifted up; showing above the surroundings; as, raised or embossed metal work.
2. Leavened; made with leaven, or yeast; used of bread, cake, etc., as distinguished from that made
with cream of tartar, soda, etc. See Raise, v. t., 4.
Raised beach. See under Beach, n.
(Rais"er) n. One who, or that which, raises (in various senses of the verb).
(Rai"sin) n. [F. raisin grape, raisin, L. racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. "ra`x, "rago`s,
berry, grape. Cf. Raceme.]
1. A grape, or a bunch of grapes. [Obs.] Cotgrave.
2. A grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat.
Raisin tree (Bot.), the common red currant bush, whose fruit resembles the small raisins of Corinth
called currants. [Eng.] Dr. Prior.
1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.]
3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering,
stamping, or spinning.
Raising bee, a bee for raising the frame of a building. See Bee, n., 2. [U.S.] W. Irving. Raising
hammer, a hammer with a rounded face, used in raising sheet metal. Raising plate (Carp.), the
plate, or longitudinal timber, on which a roof is raised and rests.
(||Rai`son`né") a. [F. raisonné, p. p. of raisonner to reason.] Arranged systematically, or according
to classes or subjects; as, a catalogue raisonné. See under Catalogue.
(Rai"vel) n. (Weaving) A separator. [Scot.]
(||Raj) n. [See Rajah.] Reign; rule. [India]
(||Ra"ja) n. Same as Rajah.
(Ra"jah) n. [Hind. raja, Skr. rajan, akin to L. rex, regis. See Regal, a.] A native prince or
king; also, a landholder or person of importance in the agricultural districts. [India]
(Ra"jah*ship), n. The office or dignity of a rajah.
(||Raj`poot", ||Raj`put") n. [Hind. raj- put, Skr. raja-putra king's son.] A Hindoo of the second,
or royal and military, caste; a Kshatriya; especially, an inhabitant of the country of Rajpootana, in northern
(Rake) n. [AS. race; akin to OD. rake, D. reek, OHG. rehho, G. rechen, Icel. reka a shovel,
and to Goth. rikan to heap up, collect, and perhaps to Gr. 'ore`gein to stretch out, and E. rack to
stretch. Cf. Reckon.]