- a person or thing that rasps.
- a machine for scraping sugarcane.
Origin of rasper
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Examples from the Web for rasper
Rasper, devilish, was riding on his back; the Venus—well for him!Bob, Son of Battle
The reverend fox-hunter had never met with such a rasper before.Liverpool a few years since
Well, the horse I rode was Rasper; perhaps you remember him?Humorous Hits and How to Hold an Audience
Rasper's fly is waiting for us, and the parson has no manners.Erema
R. D. Blackmore
Just as the pikes attack is at its height, the Rasper suddenly raises his twelve-spined dorsal fin.Grim: The Story of a Pike