rax

[raks]Scot. and North England
verb (used with object)
  1. to elongate; stretch.

Origin of rax

before 1000; Middle English (north) raxen, Old English raxan; akin to Old English reccean to stretch, German recken
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British Dictionary definitions for raxes

rax

verb
  1. (tr) to stretch or extend
  2. (intr) to reach out
  3. (tr) to pass or give (something to a person) with the outstretched hand; reachrax me the salt
  4. (tr) to strain or sprain
noun
  1. the act of stretching or straining

Word Origin for rax

Old English raxan
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