race “or two of ginger—A,” THE WINTER'S TALE, iv. 3. 45 ; “two razes of ginger,” 1 HENRY IV., ii. 1. 23. （ “races,” Dyce “Raze of ginger; Theobald pretends that this differs from race of ginger, which means only a root, whereas this means a bale or package. . . . I cannot believe that the words are really different. Both must be derived from the Spanish rayz, meaning a root, and might be applied indifferently to small pieces or large packages.” Nares's Gloss.
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