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Definition of "raking" []

  • Present participle of rake. (verb)
  • The act or process of using a rake; the going over a space with a rake. (noun)
  • A space gone over with a rake; also, the work done, or the quantity of hay, grain, etc., collected, by going once over a space with a rake. (noun)

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Use "raking" in a sentence
  • "I am there, once again raking pine needles, just moving them from one place to another, over and over again, like Sisyphus rolling his bloody rock."
  • "Which means, of course, that leaf-raking is good for me, too, right?"
  • "What a mean and ungentlemanly act, to say the very least, is that of Mr. Seward in raking up a more or less apocryphal list of"