Sentence Examples

  • Salt raking is the staple industry.
  • In the last case they consist of any number of hollow cylindrical pillars, vertical or raking, turned and planed at the ends and united by a projection or socket and by flanges and bolts.
  • Of raking them from the sand, and they are usually boiled and extracted from their shells before being sent to market.
  • One man is raking out the fire in a high furnace, while another behind is blowing the bellows.
  • The notorious fondness of the Athenians for litigation increased his power; and the practice of "sycophancy" (raking up material for false charges; see Sycophant), enabled him to remove those who were likely to endanger his ascendancy.

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