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- n. Someone from Wiltshire. (After a story in which some Wiltshire peasants, seeing the reflection of the moon in a pool, tried to rake it out.)
- n. A small, light sail located high on a mast (above the skysail) and used for speed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as moonsail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stupid or silly person: said to refer primarily to one who, mistaking the moon's shadow in water for a cheese, set himself to rake it out.
- n. Nautical, same as moon-sail.
moon + raker (Wiktionary)