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  • adj. Not raked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not raked: as, land unraked.
  • Not raked together; not raked up.
  • Not sought or acquired by effort, as by raking.


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un- +‎ raked


  • In my book, I refer to my mother as General Patton in pedal pushers, and frequently paint her as a shrieking harridan for whom water in the kitchen sink or unraked shag carpeting could produce bouts of rage: earsplitting, fist-shaking, God-summoning rage that fortunately predated the presence of guns in the suburban household.

    Eric Poole: She has Every Right to Kill Me

  • Leaves fall unraked in fields and the parks all the time.

    I guess I'd better rake my leaves tomorrow.

  • They could see the whole of the backyard clearly, a neat square of lawn with only a few random autumn leaves lying unraked on the grass.

    Copper River

  • House and garden had lost their air of well-groomed smartness: the gate stood ajar, the gravel was unraked, the verandah-flooring black with footmarks.

    Australia Felix

  • The yard was as neglected as the rest of the property, the grass and bushes overgrown, the leaves unraked from the previous fall, which made the footing even trickier, especially since they were moving downhill.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • I turned off the ignition and walked across the yard, through the dappled shade and the unraked leaves that had pooled in rain puddles and dried in serpentine lines.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • The street seemed strangely empty, the stars shut out by the canopy of oaks overhead, my rented shotgun house dark and blown with unraked leaves.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

  • It was the sound of her voice, or maybe the way she walked across the yard, rustling through the unraked leaves.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • He cast his mind back to his walk here; the carriageway had been littered with broken branches and unraked leaves.

    The Mad Ship

  • Wet brown leaves, unraked since autumn, clung to the bottoms of her slippers.

    The Mad Ship


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