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rasher n : a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America [syn: vermillion rockfish, Sebastodes miniatus]

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  • răsh'ə(r), /ˈræʃə(r)/, /"r

Extensive Definition

For the breakfast food see Rashers. For the Irish contemporary figurative artist, see Rasher (artist).
Rasher was a comic strip in the UK comic The Beano, featuring Dennis the Menace's pet pig Rasher. The strip also featured Rasher's family, like his brother Hamlet, his sister Virginia Ham, Uncle Crackling and Little Piglet. It was drawn by David Sutherland and ran from 1984 until 1988. Rasher made his first appearance in The Beano in issue 1920, May 5, 1979 in the 'Dennis the Menace and Gnasher' strip.

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