from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hasty; reckless; rash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rash; hasty.
- n. A dissolute man. See rakehell.
- To act rashly or hastily.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
‘Rakehell’, which used to be spelt ‘rakel’ or ‘rakle’ (Chaucer), a good English word, would be only through an error included in this list, although Cowper, when he writes