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Meaning of RAMSHACKLE

Pronunciation:  'ram`shakul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
 

RAMSHACKLE is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: bedraggled, broken-down, damaged, dilapidated, tatterdemalion, tumble-down, unsound
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ram"shac*kle\, a. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    Loose; disjointed; falling to pieces; out of repair.
    
          There came . . . my lord the cardinal, in his
          ramshackle coach.                        --Thackeray.
    
    
  2. \Ram"shac*kle\, v. t.
    To search or ransack; to rummage. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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