How to use raker in a sentence
Over time, the rakers were used to target different groups in NYC based on world events.
They considered the rakers program highly successful, and christened it the “Demographics Unit.”
“Getting together for a game of chess, backgammon, or just to have a conversation,” the rakers report reads.
Because they were the ones “raking in the coals,” they were nicknamed “rakers.”
There's no bigger fools in creation than a mob of gully-rakers.Colonial Born | G. Firth Scott
These are called the gill rakers, and aid in collecting tiny organisms from the water as it passes over the gills.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
In the same year, Seymour produced his self-rakers for harvesters, and Gorrie invented the ice-making machine.Invention | Bradley A. Fiske
The same remarks apply equally to the following species, except that it has a few less gill-rakers than the northern species.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others | James Alexander Henshall
I guess we Wiltshiremen be worth two Gloster men any day though they do call us 'Moon-rakers.'Leaves from a Field Note-Book | J. H. Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for raker
a person who rakes
a raking implement
Midland English dialect a large lump of coal
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