Definition of Rakings
1. Noun. (plural of raking) ¹
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Definition of Rakings
1. raking [n] - See also: raking
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Literary usage of Rakings
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1. A Treatise on the Law of Tithes by William Eagle (1830)
"No tithes are due of rakings of corn, unless they are fraudulent or foul. Where rakings arc too considerable, they will be deemed fraudulent. SECTION III. ..."
2. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Tithes by John Mirehouse (1822)
"•The law for tithe of houses in London forms the subject of a subsequent chapter. SECTION VI. Of the Tithe of the Bakings of Corn. rakings of ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"Both the first and second rakings are carried by the farmer to the mow, ... After the two rakings have taken place, and not before, the gleaners are ..."
4. A Collection of the Reports of Cases, the Statutes, and Ecclesiastical Laws by Francis King Eagle, Edward Younge (1826)
"It was holden by all the justices, that for tying of horses lieu of rakings upon the head lands, and eating of the grass and corn together, that the pre- ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: During by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1831)
"IV. around such cocks or heaps, raked up to the same before it is tithed; and to take away the said tithes with the rakings thereto belonging. ..."
6. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1827)
"There is, indeed, authority in the books, which would go to establish the general right of the parson to the tithe of rakings ; but the ..."
7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1828)
"Lane (g), Richardson CJ says, " As to rakings, I hold that where rakings are of ... In the present case it must be considered that the rakings were left ..."
8. Reports of Cases Relating to the Duty and Office of Magistrates: Determined by Sir James Dowling, Archer Ryland, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1831)
"The same case is reported in Moor (6), where nothing is said about " rakings." In Green v. Hun (c) it was held, that a prescription generally to pay the ..."