- a ship, especially a warship, reduced in height by the removal of the upper deck.
- to cut down (a wooden ship) by removing the upper deck.
Origin of razee
Examples from the Web for razeed
Historical Examples of razeed
At last, I took their advice, and "razeed" them, as they phrased it.Redburn. His First Voyage
Meanwhile, the others had razeed a frigate, the Merrimac, and upon an angular roof laid railroad-iron to make her shot-proof.The Lincoln Story Book
Henry L. Williams
Owing to its pyramidal shape, the reduction of the chimney inordinately widened its razeed summit.I and My Chimney
Frank, there, will wear his old monkey jacket, the skirts of which he razeed last winter for the very purpose.Warwick Woodlands
Henry William Herbert (AKA Frank Forester)
Having thus dismantled and razeed the great ships, he proceeded to reconstruct them without and within.Gibraltar
Henry M. Field
- a sailing ship that has had its upper deck or decks removed
- to remove the upper deck or decks of (a sailing ship)