Reference Entry

rake

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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(naut.) projection of hull at stem and stern beyond the keel line. XVII. f. rake vb. (XVII) have a rake,

Reference Entry.  46 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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