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horse rake

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  1. a large-wheeled rake drawn by a horse.
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Origin of horse rake

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for horse rake

Historical Examples

  • I had gone to him with a part of a horse-rake which I had broken on one of my stony hills'.

    Adventures In Friendship

    David Grayson

  • Bill has been raking with the horse-rake, or, worse, mowing pease all day.

  • He had been on the horse-rake, and, having finished, came to help her to put the hay in cocks.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • In the haying she operated the horse-rake, and helped man the hay-fork in filling the barns.

    Aladdin & Co.

    Herbert Quick

  • He had been on the horse-rake, and having finished, came to help her to put the hay in cocks.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence