Rake

Rake

, v. i. 1. [Icel. reika. Cf. Rake a debauchee.] To walk about; to gad or ramble idly. [Prov. Eng.]
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2. [See Rake a debauchee.] To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life. Shenstone.
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To rake out (Falconry), to fly too far and wide from its master while hovering above waiting till the game is sprung; -- said of the hawk. Encyc. Brit.
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