Definition of Raffle. Meaning of Raffle. Synonyms of Raffle

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Definition of Raffle

Raffle
Raffle Raf"fle, n. [See Raff, n. & v., and Raffle.] Refuse; rubbish; raff.
Raffle
Raffle Raf"fle, n. [F. rafle; faire rafle to sweep stakes, fr. rafter to carry or sweep away, rafler tout to sweep stakes; of German origin; cf. G. raffeln to snatch up, to rake. See Raff, v.] 1. A kind of lottery, in which several persons pay, in shares, the value of something put up as a stake, and then determine by chance (as by casting dice) which one of them shall become the sole possessor. 2. A game of dice in which he who threw three alike won all the stakes. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
Raffle
Raffle Raf"fle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Raffling.] To engage in a raffle; as, to raffle for a watch.
Raffle
Raffle Raf"fle, v. t. To dispose of by means of a raffle; -- often followed by off; as, to raffle off a horse.

Meaning of Raffle from wikipedia

- A raffle is a gambling competition in which people obtain numbered tickets, each ticket having the chance of winning a prize. At a set time, the winners...
- The Raffle (Italian: La Riffa) is a 1991 Italian comedy drama film written and directed by Francesco Laudadio. It marked the film debut by Monica Bellucci...
- Raffles may refer to: Sir Stamford Raffles (1781–1826), British statesman, Lieutenant Governor of Java and founder of Singapore in 1819 Thomas Raffles...
- Chook raffle is an Australian tradition of "raffling off", often in clubs or pubs, a "chook", which is an Australian slang term for a chicken. Most often...
- A meat raffle is a tradition of raffling off meat, often in pubs and bars in Australia, in some areas of Britain and the USA, and in Western Canada. A...
- originated in Southern Italy. A variation of the game is a po****r form of raffle in the UK and elsewhere. In Italy, a tombola is a traditional board game...
- Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (5 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of the Dutch East Indies (1811–1816)...
- Raffles Institution (RI), founded in 1823, is the oldest school in Singapore for pre-tertiary education. It is an independent school, providing secondary...
- Raffles Hotel is a colonial-style luxury hotel in the Downtown Core district of Singapore. It was established by Armenian hoteliers, the Sarkies Brothers...
- A school gun raffle is a fund-raising technique used by schools in the United States. In a typical arrangement, the booster club sells tickets to a series...
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