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 for To rake out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rake \Rake\, v. i.
     1. [Icel. reika. Cf. Rake a debauchee.] To walk about; to
        gad or ramble idly. [Prov. Eng.]
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     2. [See Rake a debauchee.] To act the rake; to lead a
        dissolute, debauched life. --Shenstone.
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     To rake out (Falconry), to fly too far and wide from its
        master while hovering above waiting till the game is
        sprung; -- said of the hawk. --Encyc. Brit.
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