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Definitions of rail:

part of speech: noun

A genus of wading birds with a harsh cry.

part of speech: noun

A bird having peculiar harsh notes; a name applied to the corncrake or land- rail, and the water- rail.

part of speech: noun

A woman's upper garment, as night- rail.

part of speech: noun

A bar of timber or metal extending from one support to another, as in fences, staircases, etc.: a barrier: one of the iron bars on which railway carriages run: ( arch.) the horizontal part of a frame and panel.

part of speech: verb

To use opprobrious words; to utter reproachful language; to scoff.

part of speech: verb transitive

To inclose with rails.

part of speech: noun

A bar or strip of wood, metal, & c., extending from one upright post or support to others; in arch., the horizontal bar in any piece of framing; one of the iron bars on which a railway- carriage runs; the railway itself.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To use bitter or reproachful language; scoff; with at or against.

part of speech: noun

A wading- bird.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To brawl: to use insolent language.

part of speech: verb transitive

To inclose with bars, etc.; with in or off.

part of speech: verb

To enclose with rails or railing.

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