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Definition 1: a stack of hay - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for rick in the sense of this definition

(rick is a kind of ...) an orderly pile

(... is a kind of rick ) a small cone-shaped pile of hay that has been left in the field until it is dry enough to carry to the hayrick

Definition 2: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for rick in the sense of this definition

(rick is a kind of ...) a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

(rick belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 3: twist suddenly so as to sprain - [verb of body]

Samples where rick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wrench one's ankle
  • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
  • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
  • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

Synonyms for rick in the sense of this definition

(rick is a kind of ...) cause injuries or bodily harm to

Definition 4: pile in ricks - [verb of contact]

Samples where rick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rick hay

(rick is a kind of ...) arrange in stacks

"heap firewood around the fireplace" "stack your books up on the shelves"

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