wrack

Part of speech: noun

Floating material, as seaweed, cast ashore.

Part of speech: noun

Wreck; ruin; wreckage.

Part of speech: noun

A rack, as of clouds, See RACK, n.

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Usage examples "wrack":

  1. Which this female dooel will be plumb over by then, an' most likely the camp a wrack. - "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
  2. There's sea wrack for kelp, and every other con- vanience any one can require; and a poorer set of devils than ye 'll see when we get down there, there's nowhere to be found. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  3. Some charitable souls gave him another wherry, but the boys followed the old man about as he cried his fish with their cruel shouts of, " I, Flood Ireson, for leaving a wrack, Was blowed out to sea, and couldn't get back." - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.