rackan

noun
rack·​an | \ ˈrakən \
variants: or less commonly reckan \ ˈrekən \
plural -s

Definition of rackan

1 obsolete : chain, fetter
2 dialectal, chiefly England : a hook for hanging pots over a fire

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History and Etymology for rackan

Middle English racand, from Old English racente; akin to Old High German rahchinza chain, Old Norse rekendi

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“Rackan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rackan. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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