Meaning of raffle

raf•fle

Pronunciation: (raf'ul), [key]
— n., v., -fled, -fling.
—n.
  1. a form of lottery in which a number of persons buy one or more chances to win a prize.
—v.t.
  1. to dispose of by a raffle (often fol. by off): to raffle off a watch.
—v.i.
  1. to take part in a raffle.

raf•fle

Pronunciation: (raf'ul), [key]
— n.
  1. rubbish.
  2. a tangle, as of ropes, canvas, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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