Keelrake \Keel"rake`\, v. t. (Naut.) Same as {Keelhaul}. [1913 Webster]

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  • keelhaul — /keel hawl /, v.t. 1. Naut. to haul (an offender) under the bottom of a ship and up on the other side as a punishment. 2. to rebuke severely. Also, keelhale /keel hayl/. Also called keeldrag /keel drag /, keelrake /keel rayk /. [1660 70; < D… …   Universalium

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