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[rak-uh l] /ˈræk əl/
adjective, Chiefly Scot.
headstrong; rash.
Origin of rackle
1250-1300; Middle English; perhaps variant of rattle1; cf. racket1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In a few minutes the boat was pulled clear of the little bay and out of the shelter of rackle Roy.

    The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham
  • "Now for rackle Roy and a basketful of glashins and lithe," said Maurice.

    The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

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