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raffles, plural;
  1. Offer (something) as a prize in such a lottery
    • - a work that will be raffled off for a fine arts scholarship
  1. Rubbish; refuse
    • - the raffle of the yard below

  1. a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
  2. dispose of in a lottery; "We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas"
  3. (raffles) British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
  4. A raffle is a competition in which people buy numbered tickets, each ticket having the chance of winning a prize. At a set time, the winners are drawn from a container holding a copy of every number (the conainer - and the game itself - sometimes being known as a tombola, from the Italian). ...
  5. (Raffles (1925 film)) Raffles (1925) is a feature length silent adventure crime/romance motion picture starring House Peters, Miss DuPont, Hedda Hopper, Fred Esmelton and Walter Long.
  6. (Raffles (1939 film)) Raffles (1939) is a film starring David Niven and Olivia de Havilland. It is one of several film adaptations of an 1899 novel by E. W. Hornung, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman. ...
  7. (Raffles (horse)) Raffles was an Arabian stallion foaled in 1926 and imported to the United States by Roger Selby in 1932. Raffles was bred by Lady Wentworth of the Crabbet Arabian Stud.
  8. (Raffles (Lord Lister)) Raffles and Lord Lister are the names of a popular fictional gentleman thief, who first appeared in a German pulp magazine entitled "Lord Lister, genannt Raffles, der Meisterdieb" published in 1908. ...
  9. (Raffles (TV series)) Raffles was a 1977 television adaptation of the A. J. Raffles stories by Ernest William Hornung. The series was produced by Yorkshire Television and written by Phillip Mackie. ...
  10. A drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize; To award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off
  11. A type of lottery in which several persons pay, in shares, the value of something put up as a stake, and then determine by chance which one of them shall become the sole possessor of it and any portion or share is retained by the person(s) conducting the raffle. ...
  12. a drawing much like a lottery that both traders have for their referrals at time and IFWs have for their members in promotions