rackle

adjective
rack·​le | \ ˈra-kəl How to pronounce rackle (audio) \

Definition of rackle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

rackle

verb
rack·​le | \ ˈra-kəl How to pronounce rackle (audio) \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of rackle (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, British
: rattle

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Other Words from rackle

Adjective

rackleness noun, plural -es obsolete

History and Etymology for rackle

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 24 Jan. 2022.

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