I knocked against the latch of the coal-place, when I was getting a raker in the dark, because the candle blew out.
The machine built in 1831 required that the raker walk by the side of the machine.
Lieutenant Morris purchased the raker, and made one more cruise in her—not for war, nor for gold, but for his lady-love.
There was no place upon it for either the driver or the raker.
For a number of years, however, the only additions that were made to the original model were seats for the driver and raker.
All was silent on board the raker, not the silence of fear, but of suspense.
No answer came from the pirate, but her head was rounded to, so as to bear directly down on the raker.
The third step in the development of the reaper was the addition to the machine of a seat for carrying the raker.
In 1858 the machine was further improved by substituting an automatic rake for the raker on the machine.
The banker sits before the wheel,—a croupier, or payer-out of winnings to and raker in of losses from the players, on either side.