[rah-sawn; English ras-on]
- a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.
Origin of rason
First recorded in 1930–35, rason is from the Medieval Greek word rháson a woolen cloth
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Examples from the Web for rason
And that's jist the thruth of the rason why he wears his lift hand in a sling.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
I'll feel my spirits low, by rason of the darkness, but I'm not afraid.
That's no rason why we shouldn't still put our trust and reliance in him.
“Wid no other rason in life than to take it,” responded his majesty.Lady Eureka, v. 3 (of 3)
Robert Folkestone Williams
Rason fell backwards, shot through the head, and a cry on the other side of the gap showed that at least one was hit there.Redskin and Cow-Boy
G. A. (George Alfred) Henty