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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erased  \E*rased"\,  p.  pr  &  a. 
  1.  Rubbed  or  scraped  out  effaced;  obliterated. 
 
  2.  (Her.)  Represented  with  jagged  and  uneven  edges,  as  is 
  torn  off  --  used  esp.  of  the  head  or  limb  of  a  beast.  Cf 
  {Couped}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erase  \E*rase"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Erased};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.. 
  {Erasing}.]  [L.  erasus,  p.  p.  of  eradere  to  erase;  e  out  + 
  radere  to  scrape,  scratch,  shave.  See  {Rase}.] 
  1.  To  rub  or  scrape  out  as  letters  or  characters  written, 
  engraved,  or  painted;  to  efface;  to  expunge;  to  cross  out 
  as  to  erase  a  word  or  a  name 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  obliterate;  to  expunge;  to  blot  out  --  used  of 
  ideas  in  the  mind  or  memory.  --Burke. 




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