Definitions for wrackræk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
damage or destruction:
wrack and ruin.
wreck or wreckage.
a trace of something destroyed:
leaving not a wrack behind.
seaweed or other vegetation cast on the shore.
He wracked the car up on the river road.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of wrack:
bef. 900; ME wrak (n.), OE wræc vengeance, misery, akin to wracu vengeance, misery, wrecan to wreak
Ref: rack4. 4
dried seaweed especially that cast ashore
the destruction or collapse of something
"wrack and ruin"
sea wrack, wrack(verb)
growth of marine vegetation especially of the large forms such as rockweeds and kelp
bust up, wreck, wrack(verb)
smash or break forcefully
"The kid busted up the car"
a thin, flying cloud; a rack
to rack; to torment
wreck; ruin; destruction
any marine vegetation cast up on the shore, especially plants of the genera Fucus, Laminaria, and Zostera, which are most abundant on northern shores
coarse seaweed of any kind
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