Definitions for rake-off

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rake′-off`(n.)

  1. a share or amount taken or received illicitly.

  2. a share, as of profits.

Origin of rake-off:

1885–90, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rake-off, vigorish(verb)

    a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster

  2. rake off(verb)

    take money from an illegal transaction

Wiktionary

  1. rake-off(Noun)

    A percentage of an amount of money taken by a third-party as a bribe or as part of an unlawful enterprise.

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