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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From rakelen (to rake), itself from raken (to touch).

NounEdit

rakel m (plural rakels, diminutive rakeltje n)

  1. A rake
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Etymology 2Edit

From German Rakel.

NounEdit

rakel ? (plural rakels, diminutive rakeltje n)

  1. A squeegee (printing tool)
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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to modern English rake (a debauchee).

AdjectiveEdit

rakel

  1. (obsolete) hasty; reckless; rash
    • Geoffrey Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde.
      For every wight that has a house to found,
      He renneth mat the work for to beginne
      With rakel honde.