rickrack

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noun rick·rack \ˈrik-ˌrak\
variants: or

ricrac

Definition of rickrack

  1. :  a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

Origin and Etymology of rickrack

reduplication of 4rack


First Known Use: 1880


RICKRACK Defined for Kids

rickrack

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noun rick·rack \ˈrik-ˌrak\
variants: or

ricrac

\ˈrik-ˌrak\

Definition of rickrack for Students

  1. :  a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

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