/ (ˈrɪkəl) /
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an unsteady or shaky structure, esp a dilapidated building
a loose or disorganized heap
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Word Origin for rickle
C16: perhaps of Scandinavian origin
Words nearby rickle
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How to use rickle in a sentence
Rickle; a little heap of turf peats standing on ends against each other.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
There was but one window in the little "rickle of brick" which their pawnbroking Jew landlord called a "commodious cottage."Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett