Meaning of raffles

raf•fles

Pronunciation: (raf'ulz), [key]
  1. a gentlemanly burglar, amateur housebreaker, or the like.

Raf•fles

Pronunciation: (raf'ulz), [key]
  1. 1781–1826, English colonial administrator in the East Indies.
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