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raker

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[ rey-ker ]
/ ˈreɪ kər /
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noun
a person or thing that rakes.
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Origin of raker

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1325–75; Middle English. See rake1, -er1

Other definitions for raker (2 of 2)

raker2
[ rey-ker ]
/ ˈreɪ kər /

noun Building Trades.
an inclined member, as a pile or shore.

Origin of raker

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First recorded in 1880–85; rake3 + -er1
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How to use raker in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for raker

raker
/ (ˈreɪkə) /

noun
a person who rakes
a raking implement
Midland English dialect a large lump of coal
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