Also hayrick. Chiefly Midland U.S. a large, usually rectangular stack or pile of hay, straw, corn, or the like, in a field, especially when thatched or covered by a tarpaulin; an outdoor or makeshift mow.
a stack of cordwood or logs cut to even lengths.
a frame of horizontal bars and vertical supports, as used to hold barrels in a distillery, boxes in a warehouse, etc.
to form grain into a stack or pile.
to stack (cordwood) in ricks.
- ricker, noun
Other definitions for rick (2 of 3)
How to use rick in a sentence
That was a very cool moment since rick was here when we were building the program and had become a good friend.After decades together, Jay Marsh is saying good-bye, and George Mason is saying thanks | John Feinstein | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
rick, meanwhile, hasn’t met or matched with anyone since the pandemic started.Date Lab: She had many fun stories to share. He kept asking about work. | Marin Cogan | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
rick, an Annapolis native who had started talking to David about playing at Navy when he was in middle school, thought Honaker was calling just to chat.Ten months after his death, David Forney’s number will be worn again at the Army-Navy game | Kareem Copeland | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Take Ninja’s live stream of the Fallout 76 game with adult cartoon characters rick and Morty, for example.‘The audience is the commissioner’: Decoding the Fortnite effect for marketers | Seb Joseph | December 7, 2020 | Digiday
Congratulations to rick of Cloverdale, California, winner of last week’s Riddler Classic.
I watched SNL—the Eddie Murphy generation—and also SCTV with rick Moranis.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The reason why I brought that up is because I remember how happy rick and I were when Altman said that.
With rick, I think the culture just lags behind great artists much of the time, and it takes time for it to catch up.
rick would cut together five years worth of work, add the sixth, then recut six years worth of work, add the seventh, and so on.
He praised rick Santorum, famous for wearing sweater vests in 2012, for running a “fashion forward campaign.”
Then it was driven away to the rick-yard by the careful driver, being succeeded by another team with military precision.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral | John Dunloe Carteret
rick heard the secretary draw in his breath sharply, and he surreptitiously got ready to pump a shell into the riot gun's chamber.
rick spotted a large group of soldiers—he estimated about two hundred—dispersed around the hotel.
rick and Scotty, tired after an exhausting day, had gone to bed while the light still burned in Hartson Brant's room.
rick and Scotty watched as the engineer got busy, hooking the remote-switch cable into the amplifier.
British Dictionary definitions for rick (1 of 2)
a large stack of hay, corn, peas, etc, built in the open in a regular-shaped pile, esp one with a thatched top
(tr) to stack or pile into ricks
British Dictionary definitions for rick (2 of 2)
a wrench or sprain, as of the back
(tr) to wrench or sprain (a joint, a limb, the back, etc)
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