Rakehelly

rakehell

[reyk-hel]
noun
1.
a licentious or dissolute man; rake.
adjective
2.
Also, rakehelly [reyk-hel-ee] . dissolute; profligate.

Origin:
1540–50; alteration by folk etymology (see rake1, hell) of Middle English rakel (adj.) rash, rough, coarse, hasty (akin to rake4); compare Old Norse reikall wandering, unsettled

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rakehell (ˈreɪkˌhɛl)
 
n
1.  a dissolute man; rake
 
adj
2.  profligate; dissolute
 
[C16: from rake1 + hell; but compare Middle English rakel rash]

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