- a large-wheeled rake drawn by a horse.
Origin of horse rake
An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for horse rake
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
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.
In the haying she operated the horse-rake, and helped man the hay-fork in filling the barns.Aladdin & Co.
He had been on the horse-rake, and having finished, came to help her to put the hay in cocks.