English version

rake in Gardening topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrakerake1 /reɪk/ noun  1 garden_rake.jpg [countable]DLG a gardening tool with a row of metal teeth at the end of a long handle, used for making soil level, gathering up dead leaves etc a garden rake2 [countable] old-fashionedSYDFD a man who has many sexual relationships, drinks too much alcohol etc3 [singular]CF the angle of a slope the rake of the stage
Examples from the Corpus
rakeDid he think that would work if she got him gloves and a rake and shovel?Unfortunately I sometimes think some one left a rake lying across a lot of them.She went through the house door leading into the garage, seized a rake and plunged into the cold wind.The hoes and rakes are still there, leaning against the wall, useless.And on a car of this class the steering column ought to adjust for rake as well as reach.The cinema was built on a hill, giving a natural rake to the auditorium seating.Are they coming to mow the lawn or to liberate the hostages with rakes, clippers and blowers?