rake

Part of speech: verb

To scrape together.

Part of speech: verb

To stir with a rake; use a rake; make a search; ran sack.

Part of speech: verb

To fire along the length of, as of a vessel or a line of soldiers.

Part of speech: noun

A toothed implement for drawing together loose material, or smoothing a surface.

Part of speech: verb

To lean, as a mast; inclinc.

Part of speech: noun

Inclination from the perpendicular.

Part of speech: noun

A dissolute, lewd man.

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Usage examples "rake":

  1. A tall young woman walked rapidly along the rake- marked walk, and dotted it at regular intervals with the distinct portrait of the soles of her strong and well- made boots. - "Little Tora, The Swedish Schoolmistress and Other Stories", Mrs. Woods Baker.
  2. A boy does not care whether his sweetheart's father is a tinker or a rake; but a man, and an only son, who has reached an age when he can understand what his family and society and his profession demand of him, cares a great deal. - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
  3. The Boy would get up first in the morning, rake out the dead ashes, put on a couple of back- logs, bank them with ashes, and then build the fire in front. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).