- Archaic. growing, blooming, or ripening early in the year or season.
Origin of rathe
Examples from the Web for rath
Contemporary Examples of rath
“New Hampshire voters want to believe that their choice can not just be the nominee but can win the general election,” Rath says.New Hampshire Reception Reflects Electability Concerns on Rick Santorum
January 6, 2012
Historical Examples of rath
I fancy the whole family (who might be called the children of rath), viz.
The use of this latter was regulated by the Rath or Council.German Culture Past and Present
Ernest Belfort Bax
She was Mrs. Rath, the housekeeper, and the pretty girl was her daughter.
Mrs. Rath's daughter was staying with her last night, wasn't she?
"I suppose Miss Rath is free to go where she pleases," said the girl airily.
- Irish history a circular enclosure surrounded by an earthen wall: used as a dwelling and stronghold in former times
Word Origin for rath
- blossoming or ripening early in the season
- eager or prompt