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Rake \Rake\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Raked (r[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Raking.] [AS. racian. See 1st Rake.]

  1. To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves.

  2. Hence: To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town.

  3. To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed.

  4. To search through; to scour; to ransack.

    The statesman rakes the town to find a plot.

  5. To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does.

    Like clouds that rake the mountain summits.

  6. (Mil.) To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck. To rake up.

    1. To collect together, as the fire (live coals), and cover with ashes.

    2. To bring up; to search out and bring to notice again; as, to rake up old scandals.

  1. sloping v

  2. (en-past of: rake)

Usage examples of "raked".

His scrotum slapped at her buttocks, the flesh of his lower abdomen raked her swollen clit.

It raked against nerve endings she never knew existed, made her twist, fight for more.

Suppressing her groan, she sat up on the couch, bracing her elbows on her knees as she raked her fingers through her hair.

Her tongue raked, caressed, drawing his climax nearer with each stroke.

She groaned over his flesh as her tongue raked it, her lips sucked it.

It raked the gripping muscles that milked his shaft until with one last heavy thrust it fully emerged, locking him in deep, jerking, pulsing against the sensual trigger deep within her body as his sperm erupted from the head of his cock.

He raked his fingers through his hair, his voice quiet but rough with fury.

She curled her tongue around him, her body tightening at his animalistic cry as she caressed it, raked it with her tongue.

Sultry, her voice low and husky, her body hot and wild as she raked her nails down his chest, watching him through half closed eyes.

Kane raked his fingers though his short hair, impatience tightening his body.

After releasing her hair from its maidenly restraint, he raked the shining strands with his long fingers until they spilled in a silken mantle over her shoulders and tumbled halfway to her waist.

To the east, the salt waves of Eltair Bay thrashed a raked stretch of shingle, and a wind-razed, shelterless marshland.

If he escaped them, if he had the tenacity and cunning to survive the blizzards that raked the cruel wilds, he would find no rest and no respite.

None would be found in this vista of steep cliffs and raked scree, which harbored no shred of ground cover.

Here, the incessant blast of the wind had mercifully raked off the drifts.