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Definition

[n] any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
[n] a horizontal bar (usually of wood)
[n] short for railway; "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"
[n] a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
[n] a bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which vehicles can roll
[v] criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"
[v] spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
[v] complain bitterly
[v] fish with a hand-line aver the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"
[v] lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"
[v] travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"
[v] convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"
[v] separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"
[v] provide or enclose with rails; "The yard was railed"
[v] enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves"


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