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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America;
[syn: vermillion rockfish, rasher, Sebastodes miniatus]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rash \Rash\, a. [Compar. Rasher (-[~e]r); superl. Rashest.] [Probably of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. & Sw. rask quick, brisk, rash, Icel. r["o]skr vigorous, brave, akin to D. & G. rasch quick, of uncertain origin.] 1. Sudden in action; quick; hasty. [Obs.] "Strong as aconitum or rash gunpowder." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I scarce have leisure to salute you, My matter is so rash. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Esp., overhasty in counsel or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution; opposed to prudent; said of persons; as, a rash statesman or commander. [1913 Webster] 4. Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection; as, rash words; rash measures. [1913 Webster] 5. So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn. [Prov. Eng.] --Grose. [1913 Webster] Syn: Precipitate; headlong; headstrong; foolhardy; hasty; indiscreet; heedless; thoughtless; incautious; careless; inconsiderate; unwary. Usage: Rash, Adventurous, Foolhardy. A man is adventurous who incurs risk or hazard from a love of the arduous and the bold. A man is rash who does it from the mere impulse of his feelings, without counting the cost. A man is foolhardy who throws himself into danger in disregard or defiance of the consequences. [1913 Webster] Was never known a more adventurous knight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching to the fruit, she plucked, she eat. --Milton. [1913 Webster] If any yet be so foolhardy To expose themselves to vain jeopardy; If they come wounded off, and lame, No honor's got by such a maim. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rasher \Rash"er\ (r[a^]sh"[~e]r), n. [In sense 1, probably fr. rash, a., as being hastily cooked.] 1. A thin slice of bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A California rockfish (Sebastichthys miniatus). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rasher n 1: a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America [syn: vermillion rockfish, rasher, Sebastodes miniatus]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "rasher": bit, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, coat, coating, collop, covering, crumb, cut, cutting, deal, disk, dollop, end, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold, fragment, gob, gobbet, hunk, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, lump, membrane, modicum, moiety, morsel, pane, panel, paring, particle, patina, peel, pellicle, piece, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, safety glass, scoop, scrap, scum, shard, shaving, sheet, shiver, shred, skin, slab, slat, slice, sliver, smithereen, snack, snatch, snip, snippet, splinter, stitch, stump, table, tablet, tatter, veneer, wafer