Definition for raker (2 of 2)
noun Building Trades.
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One raker, or diagonal strut, was rotted half through its thickness, and many other timbers were badly decayed.The Anatomy of Bridgework|William Henry Thorpe
The latter vessel, traversed in every direction by the Raker's terrible fire, was rapidly settling into the ocean.
To the great joy of all on board the Raker, the pirate-brig was in sight, though beyond the reach of shot from the privateer.
One of the next big changes was to take off the raker and his seat and put in their place an "iron man."Famous Days in the Century of Invention|Gertrude L. Stone
Dust boxes and dust holes were built and had to be used for refuse awaiting pickup by the raker or else forfeit 10s.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly