abrase


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Verb1.Abrase - wear awayabrase - wear away        
excoriate, chafe - tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
wear away, wear off - diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface"
rasp - scrape with a rasp
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Notad, senor, aqui, los altos techos, Paredes, aposentos y sobrados Que abiertos por mil partes se desgajan Y subito a pedazos se derrumban, Y como en vivo fuego y tierra entierran Sus miseros vezinos, sin que cosa Quede que no se abrase y se consuma.
40 AXLE = ABRASE 41 AXLIR (a hill in Iceland) = AUGHER (collop 1641 cir.