an implement consisting of a pole with a crossbar toothed like a comb at the end, or with several tines held together by a crosspiece, used especially for drawing together cut grass or fallen leaves, or smoothing loose soil or gravel.
Moving the soil surface with a rake in winter will expose many slugs and their eggs to frost damage.
a fashionable or wealthy man of dissolute or promiscuous habits.
His brother, after living the dissolute life of a rake , had fled England at the end of the war to escape his debts.
the angle at which a thing slopes.
To do this, cut 6 inches off the first shingle of the second course at the rake of the slope.
the angle of the edge or face of a cutting tool.