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Meaning of RAKEHELL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rake"hell`\, n. [See {Rakel}.]
    A lewd, dissolute fellow; a debauchee; a rake.
    
          It seldom doth happen, in any way of life, that a
          sluggard and a rakehell do not go together. --Barrow.
    
    
  2. \Rake"hell`\, Rakehelly \Rake"hell`y\, a.
    Dissolute; wild; lewd; rakish. [Obs.] --Spenser. B. Jonson.
    
    
 

 

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