rickle


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rickle

(ˈrɪkəl)
n
1. an unsteady or shaky structure, esp a dilapidated building
2. a loose or disorganized heap
[C16: perhaps of Scandinavian origin]
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Sick or sound, he must aye be moving; with the death grapple at his throat he must aye be trailing in the rain on the lang roads; and when he gants his last on a rickle of cauld stanes, there will be nae friends near him but only me and God.
The old RICKLE stood by the Tay; A mere TRICKLET washed it away.
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