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rails

noun
plural of rail

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a protective barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and its supports
  • the stairs are icy, so hold onto the rail

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2 a roadway overlaid with parallel steel rails over which trains travel
  • an abandoned stretch of rail that was overgrown with brush

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rails

verb
present tense third-person singular of rail

Synonyms of rails (Entry 2 of 2)

as in reviles, rants

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“Rails.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rails. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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