from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing the head of a rake, or, more usually, four or five hooks or curved teeth inserted in a short rod.
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From this tank the apples are hoisted upon an endless chain elevator, with buckets in the form of a rake-head with iron teeth, permitting drainage and escape of water, to an upper story of the mill, whence by gravity they descend to the grater.
I therefore hung some loose garments, of a bright color, upon a rake-head, and set them up among the vines.