buck rake

noun

Definition of buck rake

: a wide horse-drawn or tractor-mounted long-toothed rake for gathering hay from a windrow and carrying it

called also go-devil, hay sweep

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History and Etymology for buck rake

buck entry 2 (to charge against, push)

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“Buck rake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck%20rake. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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