We brainstormed different props to bring out during my set including super soakers, Chinese dragons and … the raft.
Insecurities aside, the women are up front about the fact that being in the spotlight comes with a raft of pressure—and criticism.
It contained a raft of pretty chiffon gowns, but there was certainly nothing outré about them.
"floating platform," late 15c., originally "rafter" (c.1300), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse raptr "log" (Old Norse -pt- pronounced as -ft-), related to Middle Low German rafter, rachter "rafter" (see rafter).
1680s, from raft (n.1). Related: Rafted; rafting.