rugby the offence committed when a player deliberately scrapes an opponent's leg, arm, etc, with the studs of his or her boots
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How to use raking in a sentence
Republicans, in the House especially, have been pushing Keystone for some time and raking in donations in the process.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL | Jack Holmes | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At one point the commanding general, General Throckmorton, was told that there was gunfire raking a street.Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Shows Us How Not to Govern | Eleanor Clift | August 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Lexington Herald-Leader sure did, raking McConnell over the coals Wednesday.
Because they were the ones “raking in the coals,” they were nicknamed “rakers.”9 Secrets of the NYPD’s Spy Unit Revealed in ‘Enemies Within’ | Abby Haglage | August 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The elected Irish head of state volunteered a pay cut – our head of state keeps raking it in without a word of protest.
One day, Mr. Marble and his men were engaged in the meadow, raking hay and carting it into the barn.Mike Marble | Uncle Frank
And to-day have been in a crispation of energy and ill-temper, raking my wretched mail together.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
This gave the American ship a raking position, and in a moment the grim tars were hard at work with their guns.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
Mackenzie flared up at the raking-over Tim gave him, and turned his face away to hold down a hot reply.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek | George W. Ogden
"I'll have the police raking the city for him without delay," said Merry.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish