rick


1rick

noun \ˈrik\

Definition of RICK

1
:  a stack (as of hay) in the open air
2
:  a pile of material (as cordwood) split from short logs

Origin of RICK

Middle English reek, from Old English hrēac; akin to Old Norse hraukr rick
First Known Use: before 12th century

2rick

verb

Definition of RICK

transitive verb
:  to pile (as hay) in ricks

First Known Use of RICK

1623

3rick

verb

Definition of RICK

transitive verb
chiefly British
:  wrench, sprain

Origin of RICK

perhaps from Middle English wrikken to move unsteadily
First Known Use: 1798

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