rackle

1 of 2

adjective

rack·​le ˈra-kəl How to pronounce rackle (audio)
chiefly Scottish
rackleness noun
plural -es
obsolete

rackle

2 of 2

verb

rack·​le ˈra-kəl How to pronounce rackle (audio)
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, British
: rattle

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Middle English rakel, rakil

Verb

imitative

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“Rackle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rackle. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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