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One is entering vaccinated employees in a raffle with monetary prizes.
And when I took a ticket for a raffle, I hardly counted upon winning this particularly gaudy sofa-cushion.
When I came to the library, the master of the raffle told me it was against all rule to refund a subscription.'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Ultimately Christian laid down his shilling, the raffle began, and the dice went round.
These are the class of gambling practices of which the church bazaar or raffle may be taken as the type.
Raffle, raf′l, n. a kind of sale by chance or lottery in which the price is subscribed equally by all who hope to win.
Not even a word was said to me when I ventured to crawl into the raffle of rags which was my bunk.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
Messrs. Run and Raffle advertised a sale of old shop goods, with the catching words—cheap days!
After spending the morning at Messrs. Run and Raffle's, she returned home with a hackney-coach full of bargains.
Some of her lower sails still stood, and her crew were busily at work cutting loose the raffle and beating out the flames.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM

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