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n. (plural of rake English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: rake)

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Rakes may refer to:

  • Joel Rakes (born 1986), American musician
  • The Rakes, an English indie rock band

Usage examples of "rakes".

Miss Lila and her three daughters and all the rest of the Rakes were now gathered, waiting for the Coach to take his last breath.

Loitering suspiciously around the group were a dozen or so young bloods, several of whom Gideon knew very well to be rakes of the highest order.

Gideon shouldered his way through the pack of rakes, edged past the gaggle of fair young things, plastered a surprised expression on his face, and made the guilty pair an elegant, sarcastic bow.

I thought the first requirement for aspiring rakes is an utter lack of embarrassment.

Lady Laura March night and she has come to the country precisely to avoid rakes such as yourself!

Mrs Babbacombe, you would do better to encourage the gentlemen and avoid the rakes altogether.

He had thus far succeeded in protecting the damned woman from importunate inn-dwellers and rakes alike, to the total confusion of the ton.

He prowled the room, carefully studying, not only Lucinda, but all who approached her, intent on discovering which, of his fellow rakes, felt he had first claim.

Babbacombe, you would do better to encourage the gentlemen and avoid the rakes altogether.

Lucinda, but all who approached her, intent on discovering which, of his fellow rakes, felt he had first claim.

After the rakes and I heard the circumstances of your birth, how could I deny your father anything?

You have the gentlemen of the Old Rakes of Marylebone to see to the rest.

Old Rakes of Marylebone Club late that afternoon, they had been stunned to find silken gowns with matching slippers, hair brilliants, strands of gleaming pearls, reticules, and shawls lying on each of their tester beds.

Mary bent and dropped a perfectly executed curtsy, having had the benefit of so much practice earlier that day at the Old Rakes of Marylebone Club.

The Old Rakes were only going to make things worse, of that she was sure.