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Rack 1

Definition: Same as Arrack.

Rack 2

Definition: The neck and spine of a fore quarter of veal or mutton.

Rack 3

Definition: A wreck; destruction.

Rack 4

Definition: Thin, flying, broken clouds, or any portion of floating vapor in the sky.

Rack 5

Definition: To fly, as vapor or broken clouds.

Rack 6

Definition: To amble fast, causing a rocking or swaying motion of the body; to pace; said of a horse.

Rack 7

Definition: A fast amble.

Rack 8

Definition: To draw off from the lees or sediment, as wine.

Rack 9

Definition: An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something.

Rack 10

Definition: An engine of torture, consisting of a large frame, upon which the body was gradually stretched until, sometimes, the joints were dislocated; formerly used judicially for extorting confessions from criminals or suspected persons.

Rack 11

Definition: An instrument for bending a bow.

Rack 12

Definition: A grate on which bacon is laid.

Rack 13

Definition: A frame or device of various construction for holding, and preventing the waste of, hay, grain, etc., supplied to beasts.

Rack 14

Definition: A frame on which articles are deposited for keeping or arranged for display; as, a clothes rack; a bottle rack, etc.

Rack 15

Definition: A piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; called also rack block. Also, a frame to hold shot.

Rack 16

Definition: A frame or table on which ores are separated or washed.

Rack 17

Definition: A frame fitted to a wagon for carrying hay, straw, or grain on the stalk, or other bulky loads.

Rack 18

Definition: A distaff.

Rack 19

Definition: A bar with teeth on its face, or edge, to work with those of a wheel, pinion, or worm, which is to drive it or be driven by it.

Rack 20

Definition: That which is extorted; exaction.

Rack 21

Definition: To extend by the application of force; to stretch or strain; specifically, to stretch on the rack or wheel; to torture by an engine which strains the limbs and pulls the joints.

Rack 22

Definition: To torment; to torture; to affect with extreme pain or anguish.

Rack 23

Definition: To stretch or strain, in a figurative sense; hence, to harass, or oppress by extortion.

Rack 24

Definition: To wash on a rack, as metals or ore.

Rack 25

Definition: To bind together, as two ropes, with cross turns of yarn, marline, etc.

rack 26

Definition: a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

rack 27

Definition: a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"

rack 28

Definition: framework for holding objects

rack 29

Definition: an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

rack 30

Definition: the destruction or collapse of something; "wrack and ruin"

rack 31

Definition: rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

rack 32

Definition: torture on the rack

rack 33

Definition: seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block

rack 34

Definition: work on a rack; "rack leather"

rack 35

Definition: stretch to the limits; "rack one''s brains"

rack 36

Definition: torment emotionally or mentally

rack 37

Definition: draw off from the lees; "rack wine"

rack 38

Definition: fly in high wind

rack 39

Definition: run before a gale

rack 40

Definition: go at a rack; "the horses single-footed"

rack 41

Definition: obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

rack 42

Definition: put on a rack and pinion; "rack a camera"


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