croupier's rake


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Noun1.croupier's rake - a small rake used by a croupier to move chips around on the table
rake - a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil
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But in spite of her care and assiduity she guessed wrong and the last two florins followed each other under the croupier's rake, as he cried out with his inexorable voice the winning colour and number.
A FRAUDSTER who used a fishing rod and croupier's rake to steal post and then used her victims' identities has been jailed for three years.
Waste waters from each room are led down to a subbasement, where they are discharged from their numbered pipes onto a grid over which presides a trusty employee with an instrument rather like a croupier's rake.