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Word meaning rakes
An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, -- used for collecting hay, or other light things which are spread over a large surface, or for breaking and smoothing the earth.
A toothed machine drawn by a horse, -- used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake.
A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so; -- called also rake-vein.
To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves.
To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town.
To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed.
To search through; to scour; to ransack.
To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does.
To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck.
To use a rake, as for searching or for collecting; to scrape; to search minutely.
To pass with violence or rapidity; to scrape along.
The inclination of anything from a perpendicular direction; as, the rake of a roof, a staircase, etc.
the inclination of a mast or funnel, or, in general, of any part of a vessel not perpendicular to the keel.
To incline from a perpendicular direction; as, a mast rakes aft.
A loose, disorderly, vicious man; a person addicted to lewdness and other scandalous vices; a debauchee; a roue.
To walk about; to gad or ramble idly.
To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life.
Crossword clues for rakes
- Garden implement
- Garden tool
- Gardening tool
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- Garden implements
- Garden tools
- Gardening items
- Gardening tools
- Lawn tools
- Long-handled gardening tools
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