What does the word rake mean?

Usage examples for rake

  1. 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 by John Trevena
  2. 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 by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)