Thesaurus / raffle

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

It is wrong to raffle, anyway, says the chief of police, so it will serve them quite right—I shall not take a ticket.
SWEETHEARTS AT HOMES. R. CROCKETT
Mrs. Mittin was in raptures; and the following week was settled for the raffle.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
On our entrance, the Duke of Devonshire presented us with tickets for a raffle.
But Sir Raffle was going, and the new secretary did not indulge him.
There was but a raffle of broken bones and strips of parchment and crumbling wool.
His lordship won him in a raffle, and tied him to the leg of the table.
MY MAN JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
He will be a whirlpool of rage at this raffle I am making of the family plate and pictures.
MODERN FLIRTATIONSCATHERINE SINCLAIR
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
Now according to what Raffle says, your colt, I mean your entry for this year's Derby, was disposed of long ago.
HARD PRESSEDFRED M. WHITE
The men lighted a tar-barrel, and began to raffle off a mule.

WORDS RELATED TO RAFFLE

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