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rail1 US English

A bar or series of bars, typically fixed on upright supports, serving as part of a fence or barrier or used to hang things on

rail2 US English

Complain or protest strongly and persistently about

rail3 US English

A secretive bird with drab gray and brown plumage, typically having a long bill and found in dense waterside vegetation

rail US Thesaurus

he rails against injustice

sora US English

A common small brown and gray American rail, frequenting marshes

rail in sora US English

A common small brown and gray American rail, frequenting marshes

dado rail US English

A decorative waist-high moulding round the wall of a room, which also protects the wall from damage

fife rail US English

A rail around the mainmast of a sailing ship, holding belaying pins

land rail US English

Another term for corncrake.

rail car US English

Any railroad car or wagon

slip rail US English

A rail in a fence which can be removed to provide an opening

altar rail US English

A railing in front of the altar, separating the chancel from the nave

arris rail US English

A fence rail with a triangular cross section

light rail US English

A railroad constructed for light traffic

rail fence US English

A fence, typically a wooden one, made of posts and rails

split-rail US English

Denoting a fence or enclosure made from pieces of wood split lengthwise from a log

third rail US English

An additional rail supplying electric current, used in some electric railroad systems

towel rail US English

A rail, especially one attached to a wall, from which to hang towels

water rail US English

A secretive Eurasian marshbird with dark grey and brown plumage, making loud grunts and squeals in the breeding season

clapper rail US English

A large grayish rail of American coastal marshes. It has a distinctive clattering rattlelike call

picture rail US English

A horizontal strip of wood on a wall from which pictures can be hung

rail-babbler US English

A long-tailed songbird of the logrunner family, with bold blue, red-brown, and white plumage, found mainly in the forests of New Guinea

conductor rail US English

A rail transmitting current to an electric train or other vehicle

post-and-rail tea US English

Coarse tea of inferior quality, containing a large proportion of stalks and other woody fragments

f.o.b. in free on board US English

Including or assuming delivery without charge to the buyer’s named destination

bedrail US English

A rail along the side of a bed connecting the headboard to the footboard

railbus US English

A lightweight diesel or petrol-driven railway passenger vehicle, typically with four wheels

railbird US English

A spectator, especially one at a horse race who watches from the railings along the track

f.o.b. in free US English

Including or assuming delivery without charge to the buyer’s named destination

guardrail US English

A rail that prevents people from falling off or being hit by something

rail family in rail3 US English

A secretive bird with drab gray and brown plumage, typically having a long bill and found in dense waterside vegetation

snake fence US English

A fence made of roughly split rails or poles joined in a zigzag pattern with their ends crossing

snake-rail fence in snake fence US English

A fence made of roughly split rails or poles joined in a zigzag pattern with their ends crossing