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rathe

 (rāth, răth)
adj. Archaic
Appearing or ripening early in the year, as flowers or fruit.

[Middle English, quick, from Old English hræd, hræth.]
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rathe

(reɪð) or

rath

adj
1. blossoming or ripening early in the season
2. eager or prompt
[Old English hrathe; related to Old High German hrado, Old Norse hrathr]
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rathe

(reɪð)

adj.
Archaic. early.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hræth, hræd quick, active; c. Dutch rad, Old Norse hrathr]
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