Definition of Raffling

1. Verb. (present participle of raffle) ¹



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Definition of Raffling

1. raffle [v] - See also: raffle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raffling

raffinates
raffinose
raffinoses
raffish
raffishly
raffishness
raffishnesses
raffle
raffle off
raffled
raffler
rafflers
raffles
rafflesia
rafflesias
raffling (current term)
raffs
rafie
rafies
rafivirumab
rafoxanide
rafsi
raft
raft-up
raft foundation
raftage
rafte
rafted
rafter
raftered

Literary usage of Raffling

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1. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"... Wells—Concerts and Balls—Irregular Marriages—The raffling Shops—Well Walk—John Constable—John Keats—Geological Formation of the Northern Heights. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court, Court of Chancery and by James Horsfield Peters, Thomas Heath Haviland, Prince Edward Island Supreme Court (1872)
"... yet he might, very reasonably- be presumed to labor under what was aptly described by Mr. Me Lead as that raffling and irritation of the mind, ..."

3. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1870)
"A raffling match is composed of 6 persons, each throwing 3 times with 7 pennies, the one turning up the greatest number of heads to be winner. ..."

4. The Virtues and Their Reasons: A System of Ethics for Society and Schools by Austin Bierbower (1888)
"—raffling. Gambling is generally done, especially at first, in some form which, from the smallness of the risks, or the ulterior purpose of amusement, ..."

5. John Todd: The Story of His Life Told Mainly by Himself by John Todd (1876)
"An honorable Character.—A John Gilpin Time. —Chronicles. —Billy in the Pulpit.— Ring-tailed Monkeys.—The Power of Prayer.—raffling.—A great Matter. —Thanks. ..."

6. Ethics for Schools: Being a Treatise on The Virtues and Their Reasons by Austin Bierbower (1888)
"—raffling. Gambling is generally done, especially at first, in some form which, from the smallness of the risks, or the ulterior purpose of amusement, ..."

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