See also: ráik

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English rake (path), from Old Norse rák (trail), from Proto-Germanic *rēkō, *raką, *rakō, *rakǭ (file of tracks, line), from Proto-Indo-European *(o)reg'-, *(o)reg'a- (to straighten, direct). Cognate with Icelandic rák (streak, grazing), Icelandic raka (strip, series), Norwegian røk (grazing), Norwegian rak (wick), Old English race, racu (a run, riverbed).

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raik (plural raiks)

  1. (Scotland and Northern England) A walk, or a journey taken on foot.
  2. (Scotland and Northern England) The movement of animals while grazing.
  3. (Scotland and Northern England) The pastureland over which animals graze.

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raik (third-person singular simple present raiks, present participle raiking, simple past and past participle raiked)

  1. (Scotland and Northern England) To walk; to graze

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