An archaism for a channel of the sea, and not a mispronunciation of race (which see).
As for the archaism, that is well enough for those who like it.
The archaism of the English would represent the archaism of the Greek.
As it existed in Germany it has been condemned to extinction by reason of its archaism.
Paine's use of the word "lies" in this connection is an archaism.
This is an archaism which would be laughable if it were not so dangerous in its effects.
What was conquered was an archaism, something purely artificial.
The shuttle is certainly an archaism, whatever the good wife may be.
But the longing to be primitive is a disease of culture; it is archaism in morals.
The semblance of archaism disappears, and leaves a vision of pure beauty, delicate and spiritual.