Origin of rack-rent
OTHER WORDS FROM rack-rentrack-renter, noun
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How to use rack-rent in a sentence
Bake on the center rack of the oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until set.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Pumpkin Pecan Pie|Carla Hall|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The clever crooks managed to rack up $2 million in profits over a year, Ares said.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whereas other brands purchase their barrels from big producers more or less off the rack, The Macallan starts in the forest.How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first 30 years of his life, he helped his father build and then rent out Rockefeller Center at a difficult time.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art|Scott Porch|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And actual vote-buying is a pretty low-rent form of corruption anyway.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rent, the share of the land-owner, offered to the classicist a rather peculiar case.
A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.
The whole thing begins to have a jigsaw look, like a child's toy rack with wooden soldiers on it, expanding and contracting.
You may have similar qualms over rent and the rightness and wrongness of it.
He wishes to cultivate it still, and offers to renew the lease for any number of years, and pay the rent punctually.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley