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wrack

[OED wrack a wrecked ship dial.; the goods therefrom arch. ] n. a shipwreck; the wreckage which washes ashore: 1832 Heard of a wrack being at Graham's harbour (Farquharson 55). cf. WRACKING

Tags: nautical, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-27 03:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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