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Meaning of RICK

Pronunciation:  rik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stack of hay
  2. [n]  a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
  3. [v]  twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
  4. [v]  pile in ricks, as of hay
 

RICK is a 4 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: crick, hayrick, haystack, sprain, turn, twist, wrench, wrick, wrick
 
 See Also: cramp, haycock, heap, injure, muscle spasm, pile, spasm, stack, stack, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rick\, n. [OE. reek, rek, AS. hre['a]c a heap; akin to
    hryce rick, Icel. hraukr.]
    A stack or pile, as of grain, straw, or hay, in the open air,
    usually protected from wet with thatching.
    
          Golden clusters of beehive ricks, rising at intervals
          beyond the hedgerows.                    --G. Eliot.
    
    
  2. \Rick\, v. t.
    To heap up in ricks, as hay, etc.
    
    
 

 

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