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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Dried seaweed especially that cast ashore; Growth of marine vegetation especially of the large forms such as rockweeds and kelp; The destruction or collapse of something v. - Smash or break forcefully.

Usage examples (39)
  • wrack and ruin
  • Where the glen lies a’ in wrack, wi’ the houses toom and black,
  • This rack is however a variant of the now defunct word wrack, more usually known to us now as wreck.
  • BTW, in this case I mean "wrack" literally -- a lot of the seaweed was bladder wrack. for more
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