a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
make into a raft; "raft these logs"
travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River"
a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"