RAZE, n. A root. [See Race-ginger, under Race.]
RAZE, v.t. [L. rasus, rado. See Rase and Erase.]1. To subvert from the foundation; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish; as, to raze a city to the ground.The royal hand that raz'd unhappy Troy.2. To erase; to efface; to obliterate.Razing the characters of your renown.[In this sense, rase and erase are now used.]3. To extirpate.And raze their factions and their family.