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Rash


RASH, adjective

1. Hasty in council or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution, and thus encountering unnecessary hazard; applied to persons; as a rash statesman or minister; a rash commander.

2. Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection; as rash words; rash measures.

3. Requiring haste; urgent.

I have scarce leisure to salute you, my matter is so rash

4. Quick; sudden; as rash gunpowder. [Not in use.]

RASH, noun Corn so dry as to fall out with handling. [Local.]

RASH, noun

1. Satin.

2. An eruption or efflorescence on the body.

RASH, verb transitive To slice; to cut into pieces; to divide.