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Definition of Raft

Raft

  1. imp. & p. p. of Reave.
  2. A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.
  3. A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. (such as is formed in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs navigation.
  4. A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
  5. To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.
  6. of Reave

Raft Quotations

I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.
Marie Windsor

Religion and ritual can be vehicles for entering stillness. It says in Psalm 46:10, 'Be still, and know that I am God.' But they are still just vehicles. The Buddha called his teaching a raft: You don't need to carry it around with you after you've crossed the river.
Eckhart Tolle

Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.
Ben Hecht

In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought and man from an open raft.
H. L. Mencken

There's a huge raft of roles that actors in our culture perform, and you can see any one of about three Hamlets in a year. It's not something to be completely daunted by.
Benedict Cumberbatch
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Raft Translations

raft in Dutch is vlot
raft in Finnish is lautta
raft in French is radeau, train de bois
raft in Italian is zattera
raft in Portuguese is jangada
raft in Spanish is balsa
raft in Swedish is flotte
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