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rackle

[ rak-uhl ]

adjective

, Chiefly Scot.
  1. headstrong; rash.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rackle1

1250–1300; Middle English; perhaps variant of rattle 1; racket 1

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Example Sentences

In a few minutes the boat was pulled clear of the little bay and out of the shelter of Rackle Roy.

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

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