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American rake

[probably from US origin of many manufactured goods, but cf. Brit. dial. West American rake machine for raking hay EDD] n. a factory-made rake as opposed to a home-made one: American rake, not bush rake. = FAN RAKE Cf. BUSH BROOM (Exuma)

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Last update: 2011-12-14 17:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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