Definition of Raked

1. Adjective. sloping ¹



2. Verb. (past of rake) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raked

1. rake [v] - See also: rake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raked

rake-off
rake-offs
rake handle
rake in
rake it in
rake off
rake out
rake over
rake over old coals
rake over the coals
rake together
rake up
rakeable
raked (current term)
rakee
rakees
rakehell
rakehells
rakehelly
rakehood
rakemaker
rakemakers
rakeoff
rakeoffs
raker
rakeries
rakers
rakery

Literary usage of Raked

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metallurgy of Zinc and Cadmium by Walter Renton Ingalls (1903)
"MECHANICALLY raked FURNACES COMPARED WITH HAND raked.—The use of mechanically raked furnaces, muffle or reverberatory, is of comparatively recent ..."

2. The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus, John Wilson (1913)
"Nor have I, after the Example; of Juvenal, raked up that forgotten sink of filth and ribaldry, but laid before you things rather ridiculous than dishonest. ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"the curses of the living for his rapine, while the stranger who grasped the million he had raked together owed him no gratitude at his death. ..."

4. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"We saw everything that was to be seen, and raked up all the dead celebrities, the shades of Milton and Cromwell, as well as the equally solemn shadows of ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... that the field-pieces raked the whole length of the street, and absolutely threw double-headed shot as far as the church; and afterwards, as our troops ..."

6. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... that the field-pieces raked the whole length of the street, and absolutely threw double-headed shot as far as the church; and afterwards, as our troops ..."

7. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1844)
"... face of the melted metal are raked out ; y, door of the fire-place. The fuel is laid upon a grate above an ash-pit, and below the arch of a ..."

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