Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rake-handle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The handle of a rake.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The handle of a rake.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

rake +‎ stale, from stale a handle.

Examples

  • If the main dimensions of the borders and beds are carefully measured and marked by stakes, it is an easy matter to complete the outline by making a mark with a stick or rakestale.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • If marker furrows are not available, a furrow may be opened with a hoe for such deep-planted seeds as peas and sweet peas, or by a trowel or end of a rakestale for smaller seeds.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

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