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rackle

[rak-uh l]
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adjective Chiefly Scot.
  1. headstrong; rash.

Origin of rackle

1250–1300; Middle English; perhaps variant of rattle1; cf. racket1
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Examples from the Web for rackle

Historical Examples

  • "Now for Rackle Roy and a basketful of glashins and lithe," said Maurice.

    The Northern Iron

    George A. Birmingham

  • 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


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